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Where School Leaders Go To Level Up

Better Leaders Better Schools
created by Daniel Bauer
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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.

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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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BYU Conference for School Leaders

November 9, 2021
Provo, Utah

Vision Conference

November 11-13, 2021
Taos, New Mexico

Wyoming Association of Secondary School Principals Winter Conference

Jan 23-25, 2022
Lander, WY

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The Latest Resources

10 NON-EDUCATION RELATED BOOKS EVERY SCHOOL LEADER NEEDS TO READ

10 NON-EDUCATION RELATED BOOKS EVERY SCHOOL LEADER NEEDS TO READ

Some of the most popular posts on my blog recommend the best books for principals and other school leaders. And if you are familiar with my work, you know that picking an edge is important in terms of standing out. Schools often don’t pick an edge. They pick all the...

2021 Letter to the BLBS Tribe

2021 Letter to the BLBS Tribe

To the Loyal Members of the Ruckus Maker Nation: This is the fifth consecutive annual letter to the Ruckus Maker community. I started the tradition in 2017 as a way to update the BLBS community and reflect on the year. This practice is common for publicly traded...

My Q4 2021 Goals

Every three months I review my performance and reflect on my goals in public. From October - December 2021, these are my quarterly goals. If you are a school leader and looking to integrate OKRs into your leadership practice, this post is for you. OKRs also challenge...

The Latest Podcasts

Pete Hall: Chasing The Show

Pete Hall is a capacity-builder. Driven to impact others’ lives in a profoundly positive way, he channels his experiences as a school principal, life coach, and small-business owner into manageable lessons for continuous growth, personal improvement, and positive...

TaRael Kee: Attracting And Retaining Educators Of Color

TaRael Kee is an Assistant Principal at Collinsville High School and currently serving as President of the Illinois School Counselor Association. He recently became a Site-Based Trainer for the American School Counselor Association.   As a former school counselor at...

Corey Christman: Celebrating The Hero in You

Corey M. Christman is the winemaker at Bravery Wines, LLC..  He’s a retired Supervisory Special Agent, USAF and a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He’s a Doctoral student at Drexel University studying Educational Leadership. He’s a graduate of the Executive...