Mike St. Pierre: Float the Balloon and Other Leadership Tactics

mike st. pierre on the show!

Dr. Mike St. Pierre is the Executive Director of the Catholic Campus Ministry Association, a national association of professional campus ministers, serving on over 350 campuses. Prior to his current role, Mike was a school president for seven years in New Jersey. Mike’s doctoral dissertation explored the impact of technology on secondary school students and their ability to collaborate. He and his wife, Cary have four children.

Mike St. Pierre was an incredible guest. Listen below for the full episode and learn the "float the balloon" strategy and other leadership tactics!

Mike St. Pierre Show Highlights

  • How technology impacts students ability to collaborate
  • The power of focus
  • Why you need to theme days and how Mike does it
  • Leaders should be fair, firm, and friendly
  • Tactics to demonstrate that you care
  • Is this right for my community and can we get behind it?
  • Invest in people early
  • Float the balloon: Check yourself ninja-tactics …
  • How Mike uses silence in the morning
  • Sunday night staff meetings (with the family)
  • Ways to show that you are getting better too
  • Just do the work
How Mike St. Pierre uses silence

Mike St. Pierre Resources

Grit by Angela Duckworth
The Road Back to You by Ian Morgan Cron & Suzanne Stabile


Float the balloon with Mike St. Pierre

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