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Welcome to the Mastermind, a world-class community of school leaders from around the world, ready to take your leadership to the next level.


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My mission is to build better leaders

My name is Daniel Bauer and I help school leaders fight isolation and frustration via a leadership community in order to gain clarity and find solutions to their greatest challenges.

If you’re anything like me you might feel under-prepared for your current leadership role and most likely you feel isolated – but it doesn’t have to be that way.


The flagship podcast for ruckus makers in education

• Leaders who have broken free from the status quo
• Leaders who make change happen
• Leaders who never, ever give up

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We’re a hybrid group coaching and leadership development community. Put another way—we are a leadership incubator for world-class educators. The mastermind is a safe, confidential community where you can be authentic and get the challenge you’re looking for to take your leadership to the next level.

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10 Never Seen Before Educational Leadership Quotes

10 Never Seen Before Educational Leadership Quotes

Here are 10 never seen before school leadership quotes. Why are they never seen before? Because I created them. They appear in my second book, due to release on September 28. If you enjoy the quotes and would like a friendly reminder when the book releases feel free...

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David Bott and Jared Cooney Horvath: Education Is Not Broken

David Bott is a sought-after speaker, author and education consultant who works with government organisations and some of the world’s leading schools to help guide wellbeing vision and strategy. As an expert in applied wellbeing science, David has supported thousands...

Vicki Philips: Leading With An Explorer’s Mindset

Vicki Philips is a former teacher. Life-long teacher champion. Avid reader. Lover of geography. Committed to empowering the next generation of solution-seekers, planetary stewards and changemakers. She is driven by a fierce determination to help all students realize...

Daniel Bauer: The story behind the mastermind book

Daniel Bauer 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.  Mastermind: Unlocking Talent Within Every School Leader is a book that...