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Strategies to Help your Staff Think Big Picture


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In this episode, we dive into how you can help your staff to start thinking of the big picture by understanding the bigger context. 

Seeing the big picture, getting into the details, seeing the details, and connecting it all back to the bigger picture can be a beautiful dance.

Helping teachers to start thinking about the big picture is essential because that is how you create a consistent alignment that is connected with your company’s mission and culture.


Tune in to learn more about:

  • Intentional time blocking within staff meetings for the big picture
  • Unshackling yourself from assumptions and biases, and inviting new ideas
  • Strategies to get teachers to start thinking in alignment with the big picture (especially if they’re nervous to share their ideas)
  • Why our teams need to start thinking about the big picture and linking it with their daily habits 

             …and so much more!


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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.

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