School Vision: Blue Oceans & Schools

School Vision: Blue Oceans & Schools

I’ve been reading Blue Ocean Strategy with a group of “edupreneurs” recently in our mastermind. A red ocean represents a crowded space filled with sharks. The idea behind a blue ocean is that you create a category where you’re the only one in...
I almost quit

I almost quit

I almost gave up twice on Better Leaders Better Schools. Quitting Part 1 Before launching the podcast, I lost 2 recordings with influential leaders I respected. I lost one recording with the principal of the #1 school in the state of Illinois. The second lost...
4 Steps to Creating a School Vision

4 Steps to Creating a School Vision

I’ve written before on creating a meaningful school vision.  It’s a fresh and unique approach to what typically is a vanilla and uninspiring process.  In today’s post, I will describe the 4 steps to building your vision. ONE: Do it on your own and outside of school....
The Kid Was Devastated …

The Kid Was Devastated …

The other day in the mastermind, Gene was telling a story. He was walking through the hall when he came across a 1st grade student sprawled out on the hallway floor … devastated. What was he so down about? (it’s not what you think) Check out the video...