Naphtali Hoff: Becoming the New Boss

Naphtali Hoff on the BLBS podcast

Naphtali Hoff, PsyD, is an accomplished executive coach, organizational consultant, and sought after trainer and lecturer. He completed his doctorate in human and organizational psychology, which analyzes successful individual or organizational change and development, and holds two master’s degrees in education and educational leadership, respectively. Naphtali’s practical, action-oriented approach has endeared him to his many clients. His personal experience in the leadership field allows him to understand leaders’ needs and craft solutions to help them optimize their performance and success.

I really enjoyed this discussion with Naphtali Hoff, especially his wise perspective on balance. Is it attainable. According to Naphtali, it is!

Naphtali Hoff Show Highlights:

  • How school leaders can motivate their staff
  • Tactics to communicate value and respect in teacher debrief conversations
  • Leadership can be tested in a vacuum, but can’t flourish
  • It’s okay to be an introverted leader
  • Make your leadership participatory
  • A beautiful bottom-up buy-in story of starting PBIS at a school
  • The importance of bonding and learning from your predecessor if possible
  • Manage change carefully with foundational openness 
  • Listen and get feedback (then go deeper and get more)
  • Criticism means you are doing work that matters
  • Work life balance and it’s importance to your sustainability
Work life balance quotes with Naphtali Hoff
Motivational Quotes in the Naphtali Hoff Podcast

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