What is the hot seat?

How much more effective would you be as a school principal if you: met weekly with a group of leaders hungry to get bettermet in a safe-space where you could truly ask for help when you needed itmet with leaders from around the USA and the world This is what we do...

Not rocket science

“If you want to be a good reader, read, or a good writer, write. But if you pass thirty days without reading and turn to something else, you’ll notice the consequences.”-Epictetus The mastermind is about exposure. Exposure to great leaders. This encourages and...

2020-2021 Mastermind Book Reading List

In the mastermind, we read one books every two months. We also only read outside of education.  This choice is intentional: School leaders read enough about education.Many education books “sound” the same. We don’t need an echo chamber effect in the...
The Elephant and the Wolf

The Elephant and the Wolf

The mastermind is not only the best PD available to school leaders in the world, it’s also a second family. We are intentional about doing things that create a culture of community and collaboration.  One thing we’ve done is name all our cohorts. This was a democratic...