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Creating and Nurturing Confident Staff


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There are few things more heartwarming than seeing a child beam with confidence after overcoming a challenge.

You can see the shift happen almost instantly—their eyes light up, they smile widely, and they stand just a little bit taller.

It’s as if they believe that from that moment forward, they can do anything they set their mind to.

Whether a child in the classroom or a staff member on your team, the key to building a person’s confidence is showing them that they’re capable of doing hard things.

In this week’s bonus podcast episode, I provide several tips to help you start creating and nurturing a confident team. 

We’ll talk about:

  • My go-to strategy for encouraging independent decision-making
  • Why you should start talking less (counterintuitive, I know!)
  • The role of gratitude 
  • The best confidence shortcuts (HINT: There aren’t any!)

It’s time to start nurturing your staff’s confidence, so you can build a team that wants to stick around for the long-term.


Resources and links mentioned in this episode:

 I dive even further into nurturing confidence in my 90-minute, on-demand Confidence & Resiliency training, which shows school leaders how to support their staff and build cultures of excellence. You can learn more here.

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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!