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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 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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Rewire Conference

October 4-5th, 2019
Tabernacle, New Jersey

Rewire is a FREE, global learning experience, for ALL educators to ensure equity and equality for ALL students, regardless of where educators reside and work. Register Now!

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July 26 -31st, 2020

Daniel will be speaking at School Leaders for Today, an online community dedicated to inspire and support principals in the day to day. Register now!

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July 29, 2020

Daniel is the Keynote Speaker at Fast Forward Edu Summit, Fast forward into the new education landscape with the ultimate mixtape for professional learning. Register now!


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10 Unconventional Leadership in Education Quotes

10 Unconventional Leadership in Education Quotes

The purpose of this post is two fold: Principals and other local school leaders can use these quotes to meditate on or challenge themselves to grow as a leader.Use these school leadership quotes to inspire your staff. You’re a Catalyst “It’s not the people doing the...

4 Things I Learned from Orly Friedman

4 Things I Learned from Orly Friedman

Orly Friedman was Danny’s guest on a bonus podcast episode. She is the founder of the Red Bridge school in San Francisco. You can listen to our conversation, read the show notes, and get links to all the resources she mentioned here. Below are 4 things I learned from...

Mastermind Case Study: Shbrone Brookings

Mastermind Case Study: Shbrone Brookings

Principal @ Ralph Downs Elementary “After joining the mastermind, I instantly possess an attainable network of global resources.” Tell us what you do and what your work typically entails. I’m an elementary principal in Oklahoma City that gets the opportunity to create...

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Eric Adams: Healthy Eating in Schools

Eric Leroy Adams was born in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn on September 1, 1960, the fourth of six children for his mother Dorothy, a house cleaner and cook, and his father Leroy, a butcher. Growing up in a working-class household in South Jamaica, Queens,...