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Work Ethic Redefined with Scott Wayman


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What does it mean to have a good work ethic? 

In today’s episode, I share a special conversation from my Owners Only membership program with Scott Wayman.

Scott is the Founder and CEO of Kangarootime, and in this week’s episode, we talk about redefining work ethic and both of our personal definitions of it. 

We dive into cultural norms, how to shift the narrative and the conversation around work ethic, and ways to lean into conflict and really understand what building and sustaining schools of excellence entails. 

I hope you enjoy this enlightening interview.

We also discuss:

  • Redefining work ethic and what it means to be a good employee.
  • Components of not working yourself to death.
  • Culture, work-life integration, and understanding the quality of life that our employees have. 
  • Holding your staff accountable and how to be intentional about it.
  • Creating a culture of transparency and normalizing what it means to have difficult conversations.

… and so much more!


Connect with Scott Wayman

Kangarootime website:

Instagram: @kangarootime


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!