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Changing the Narrative of School Leadership with Daniel Bauer


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As a school leader, you play a pivotal role in affecting the climate, attitude, and reputation of your school.

You are the cornerstone of how your school and community functions and grows.

With successful school leadership, schools become effective incubators of learning, places where students are not only educated but challenged, nurtured, and encouraged.

Today, I’m excited to share with you my interview with Daniel Bauer.

Daniel is an unorthodox Ruckus Maker who has mentored thousands of school leaders through his Better Leaders Better Schools blog, books, podcasts, and powerful coaching experiences.

Daniel is on a mission to help school leaders fight isolation and frustration via leadership communities in order to gain clarity and find solutions to their greatest challenges.

He talks about his school leadership journey and we discuss his new book called Mastermind: Unlocking Talent Within Every School Leader.

In a nutshell, we speak about:

  • What got Daniel into the sector of education in school leadership.
  • What it means to be a new author and putting something really beautiful and transformational for leaders out into the world.
  • What limitless leadership impact means.
  • Some of the problems with the traditional professional development that exists out there for leaders.
  • What stops leaders from this ever-evolving cycle of getting better.
  • The importance of slowing down to invest in ourselves.
  • How masterminds are so different from traditional professional development or conferences.
  • Daniel’s personal definition of excellence.

And so much more!


Connect with Daniel Bauer

Get his new book: Mastermind: Unlocking Talent Within Every School Leader. This book reimagines what professional development for school administrators looks like in order to meet the needs of all school leaders who currently feel isolated and overwhelmed. 

Website: Better Leaders Better Schools

Instagram: @alienearbud 


Here are some ways that Schools of Excellence can support you in your leadership journey and with training your staff during this season. 

Access the Teacher Training Vault HERE 

(This includes several trainings on play, classroom management, and parent engagement.) 

Access the Confidence and Resiliency Training HERE

(Train your staff on the skills needed to be confident and resilient.)

Apply for the Director’s Inner Circle & Owner’s HQ HERE

(Join a community of school leaders who are building schools of excellence.)

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More about the show:

If you are an Early Childhood director or owner, prepare to transform your school and life with the Schools of Excellence podcast. Tune in each week to learn from Chanie Wilschanski, the founder and host of the Schools of Excellence Podcast and a mom of 4 little kids. Each episode will be packed with tools and strategies – equipping you to build schools with higher staff retention, teacher motivation, parent partnership, collaborative culture, and beautiful quality of life.

Every week, Chanie shares the truth about the journey to excellence, the strategies that are working TODAY, and the mindset about the critical decisions and choices that you make every day which impact yourself, your teachers, parents, family, and children who you serve every day.

In addition to weekly solo episodes, she’ll also be inviting industry leaders and the changing makers of the landscape of education to give listeners the inside knowledge of what it takes to sustain excellence.

Don’t miss an episode, subscribe today for everything you need for your leadership journey!