300 episodes

The BETTER LEADERS BETTER SCHOOLS podcast is in the TOP 0.5% most downloaded shows of over 2 million podcasts across the world. The BLBS show was created for RUCKUS MAKERS in education -- those out-of-the-box school leaders making change happen.

Launched in 2015, this category-defining podcast in educational leadership has helped over 1 MILLION leaders LEVEL UP. Each week host DANIEL BAUER has a conversation with a leadership expert and invites you to listen in. Turn your commute, chores, or workout into professional development and then GO MAKE A RUCKUS!

BLBS is the #1 downloaded podcast for school leaders.

The Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast with Daniel Bauer Daniel Bauer

    • Education
    • 4.6 • 17 Ratings

The BETTER LEADERS BETTER SCHOOLS podcast is in the TOP 0.5% most downloaded shows of over 2 million podcasts across the world. The BLBS show was created for RUCKUS MAKERS in education -- those out-of-the-box school leaders making change happen.

Launched in 2015, this category-defining podcast in educational leadership has helped over 1 MILLION leaders LEVEL UP. Each week host DANIEL BAUER has a conversation with a leadership expert and invites you to listen in. Turn your commute, chores, or workout into professional development and then GO MAKE A RUCKUS!

BLBS is the #1 downloaded podcast for school leaders.

    From stressed to resilient

    From stressed to resilient

    Resilience expert Deborah Gilboa, MD, aka “Dr. G” works with families, organizations, and businesses to identify the mindset and strategies to turn stress to an advantage. Renowned for her contagious humor, Dr. G works with groups across multiple generations, to rewire their attitudes and beliefs, and create resilience through personal accountability and a completely different approach to adversity. Author of the new book From Stressed to Resilience, she is a leading media personality seen regularly on TODAY, Good Morning America and The Doctors.  Dr. G is board certified attending family physician and is fluent in American Sign Language. She resides in Pittsburgh with her four boys.
     
    Show Highlights Redefine your relationship with stress. Rewire attitudes with a completely different approach to adversity. Stress is the new smoking. Practical tips for managing.  Proactively plan for promoting change in your personal and professional life.  Build resilience faster with The Resilience Cycle instead of building assumptions.  Navigate change and come through mission oriented with 3 safety mechanisms.  Teach the steps of perseverance and boundaries. Shorten the gap between helping people get better and helping them be well. 8 scientifically most validated tools to measure growth and resilience.   
    “One thing I really want leaders to hear is to stop feeling betrayed or hurt or angered when some of your people reliably struggle with change. It's a reflex. It is not a referendum on your leadership.”
    -Dr G
     
    Dr G’s Resources & Contact Info:  
    Twitter Facebook Linkedin Get Dr. G’s book here!  Get the FREE resilience cycle and video here! Visit Dr. G’s website here!  
    Read my latest book! Learn why the ABCs of powerful professional development™ work – Grow your skills by integrating more Authenticity, Belonging, and Challenge into your life and leadership.
     
    Read Mastermind: Unlocking Talent Within Every School Leader today!
    Join the “Back to School Boot Camp” The one thing you need to start next year off with energy momentum is a solid 90-day plan.
     
    In the “Back to School Bootcamp” I will teach you how to create your 90-day plan in just 5-days.
     
    Join the challenge today!
    Apply to the Mastermind The mastermind is changing the landscape of professional development for school leaders. 
     
    100% of our members agree that the mastermind is the #1 way they grow their leadership skills.
     
    Apply to the mastermind today!
      SHOW SPONSORS: HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
    Transform how you lead to become a resilient and empowered change agent with Harvard’s online Certificate in School Management and Leadership. Grow your professional network with a global cohort of fellow school leaders as you collaborate in case studies bridging the fields of education and business. Apply today at http://hgse.me/leader.
     
    TEACHFX
    School leaders know that productive student talk drives student learning, but the average teacher talks 75% of class time! TeachFX is changing that with a “Fitbit for teachers” that automatically measures student engagement and gives teachers feedback about what they could do differently. 
    Learn more about the TeachFX app and get a special 20% discount for your school or district by visiting teachfx.com/blbs.
     
    ORGANIZED BINDER
    Organized Binder is the missing piece in many classrooms. Many teachers are great with the main content of the lesson. Organized Binder helps with powerful introductions, savvy transitions, and memorable lesson closings. Your students will grow their executive functioning skills (and as a bonus), your teachers will become more organized too. Help your students and staff level up with Organized Binder.
     
    Copyright © 2022 Twelve Practices LLC

    • 38 min
    Why I am so EXCITED right now

    Why I am so EXCITED right now

    Join the “Back to School Boot Camp” The one thing you need to start next year off with energy momentum is a solid 90-day plan.
    In the “Back to School Bootcamp” I will teach you how to create your 90-day plan in just 5-days.
    Join the challenge today!
    Copyright © 2022 Twelve Practices LLC

    • 17 min
    Take care of yourself

    Take care of yourself

    Erika Horsley is a teacher, coach, consultant, mom, and founder of Love, Morty. With 16 years of experience teaching, she now offers coaching and consulting services supporting teachers holistically so that they can show up regulated to co-create caring classroom communities with ease.
    Show Highlights Build classroom culture that increases students' achievement. Effortless SEL and self-awareness support for teachers and students.  How school leaders can actively heal our schools. The service you need to support teachers holistically.  Micro-PD is the key to creating caring classroom communities. The mindset shift that needs to happen in teachers and in schools. Manageable steps to avoid being dismissive to the voices in your building.  A straightforward first step in transforming schools.


    “Being able to share power in an appropriate way with the students is a good thing. It’s an important thing because ultimately this is for them. If we say that we're doing this for the kids, but we want to have power over them, is that really for them if it's controlling them? This is one of many major mindset shifts that needs to happen in teachers and in schools.” 
    -Erika Horsley
    Erika Horsley’s Resources & Contact Info: Facebook Instagram Love, Morty LinkedIn Read my latest book! Learn why the ABCs of powerful professional development™ work – Grow your skills by integrating more Authenticity, Belonging, and Challenge into your life and leadership.
     
    Read Mastermind: Unlocking Talent Within Every School Leader today!
    Join the “Back to School Boot Camp” The one thing you need to start next year off with energy momentum is a solid 90-day plan.
     
    In the “Back to School Bootcamp” I will teach you how to create your 90-day plan in just 5-days.
     
    Join the challenge today!
    Apply to the Mastermind The mastermind is changing the landscape of professional development for school leaders. 
     
    100% of our members agree that the mastermind is the #1 way they grow their leadership skills.
     
    Apply to the mastermind today!
      SHOW SPONSORS: HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
    Transform how you lead to become a resilient and empowered change agent with Harvard’s online Certificate in School Management and Leadership. Grow your professional network with a global cohort of fellow school leaders as you collaborate in case studies bridging the fields of education and business. Apply today at http://hgse.me/leader.
     
    TEACHFX
    School leaders know that productive student talk drives student learning, but the average teacher talks 75% of class time! TeachFX is changing that with a “Fitbit for teachers” that automatically measures student engagement and gives teachers feedback about what they could do differently. 
    Learn more about the TeachFX app and get a special 20% discount for your school or district by visiting teachfx.com/blbs.
     
    ORGANIZED BINDER
    Organized Binder is the missing piece in many classrooms. Many teachers are great with the main content of the lesson. Organized Binder helps with powerful introductions, savvy transitions, and memorable lesson closings. Your students will grow their executive functioning skills (and as a bonus), your teachers will become more organized too. Help your students and staff level up with Organized Binder.
     
    Copyright © 2022 Twelve Practices LLC

    • 31 min
    Building better relationships with parents 1

    Building better relationships with parents 1

    Resilience expert Deborah Gilboa, MD, aka “Dr. G” works with families, organizations, and businesses to identify the mindset and strategies to turn stress to an advantage. Renowned for her contagious humor, Dr. G works with groups across multiple generations, to rewire their attitudes and beliefs, and create resilience through personal accountability and a completely different approach to adversity. Author of the new book From Stressed to Resilience, she is a leading media personality seen regularly on TODAY, Good Morning America and The Doctors.  Dr. G is board certified attending family physician and is fluent in American Sign Language. She resides in Pittsburgh with her four boys.
     
    Travis Allison hates mushy fruit but loves jam. It’s not just fruit that Travis thinks about in great detail. His creative and conscientious persona has made him a keynote speaker at conferences across the US and Canada.
     
    Travis knows his mission: to help organizations create spaces where children and young adults can be truly noticed and appreciated.
     
    Show Highlights Solve “pain points” to normalize feeling inadequate in the “new normal” for your  learning community. Systematize kids' contributions to create connections to your community.   Tips for schools prove your mission and vision.  Savvy public school leaders use this loyalty marking tool. You can’t be an expert in everything but use your expertise to focus feedback.  How to meet frustration with a little gratitude, some empathy and curiosity?  The private podcast you need to take the pressure off educators and help parents feel like allies.  Intentionally design engaging moments with the most powerful thing you can give a child.  Successful ways to connect with millennial parents. Address children’s mental health issues without developing a new set of skills.  
    “The lens that I look at this through involves kids, whether it's in building or cleaning, not to teach them a skill and check it off, which is valuable, but to depend on them for their work is the difference between being wanted, which is great and needed. There's a lot of neuroscience research that as soon as we perceive we are needed by a community, we are then much more connected to that community. Travis talked about the power of being seen. A great way to help kids feel seen is to say, `we need you.’”
    -Dr G
     
    Travis Allison and Dr G’s Resources & Contact Info:  
    Do you want to start a podcast for your school? 
    Apply: https://privatepodcasts.pro/schools 
     
    Dr G
    Twitter Facebook Linkedin  
    Travis Allison
    LinkedIn Go Camp Pro Instagram Facebook Read my latest book! Learn why the ABCs of powerful professional development™ work – Grow your skills by integrating more Authenticity, Belonging, and Challenge into your life and leadership.
     
    Read Mastermind: Unlocking Talent Within Every School Leader today!
    Join the “Back to School Boot Camp” The one thing you need to start next year off with energy momentum is a solid 90-day plan.
     
    In the “Back to School Bootcamp” I will teach you how to create your 90-day plan in just 5-days.
     
    Join the challenge today!
    Apply to the Mastermind The mastermind is changing the landscape of professional development for school leaders. 
     
    100% of our members agree that the mastermind is the #1 way they grow their leadership skills.
     
    Apply to the mastermind today!
      SHOW SPONSORS: HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
    Transform how you lead to become a resilient and empowered change agent with Harvard’s online Certificate in School Management and Leadership. Grow your professional network with a global cohort of fellow school leaders as you collaborate in case studies bridging the fields of education and business. Apply today at http://hgse.me/leader.
     
    TEACHFX
    School leaders know that productive student talk drives student learning, but the average teacher talks 75% of cl

    • 37 min
    Learning that Transfers

    Learning that Transfers

    Julie Stern is a global consultant and author: Julie has nearly two decades experience facilitating adult learning, and feels lucky to partner with educators to take their practice to the next level. She is a four-time, best-selling author of Learning That Transfers, Visible Learning for Social Studies, The On-Your-Feet-Guide to Learning Transfer, and Tools for Teaching Conceptual Understanding, Elementary and Secondary.
    Show Highlights Tips to move beyond capacity and dig deep into the reserves. Ideas to honor educators,students and leader’s wellbeing and still improve their craft. How to find the intersection of professional development and well being? Say Goodbye to being overwhelmed with a 7-day reset and Time Audit for Teachers Stop dividing equally to move past topical level learning in your school. Find your most essential elements in 3 words Build excitement and momentum for your staff by asking 2 questions. ACT, to transfer and facilitate learning that is contagious. Solution surveys to eliminate time constraints for teachers in your building.


    “How many of us have thought I got nothing left? Many of us have broken and many teachers are leaving the profession. Many leaders are leaving the profession, which breaks my heart. My passion is the intersection of how do we get better while not maintaining our well being, our own personal well being. My life's work is: how do we update teaching and learning to prepare kids for an ever-changing world while we still are healthy.”
    -Julie Stern
    Julie Stern’s Resources & Contact Info:  
    Teacher time audit template Goodbye to Overwhelm free course  7-Day Reset free course  Twitter.com Podcast | learning that transfers Instagram Julie Stern - YouTube learning that transfers | Facebook


    Looking for more? Read The Better Leaders Better Schools Roadmap Join “The Mastermind” Read the latest on the blog  
      SHOW SPONSORS: HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
    Transform how you lead to become a resilient and empowered change agent with Harvard’s online Certificate in School Management and Leadership. Grow your professional network with a global cohort of fellow school leaders as you collaborate in case studies bridging the fields of education and business. Apply today at http://hgse.me/leader.
     
    TEACHFX
    School leaders know that productive student talk drives student learning, but the average teacher talks 75% of class time! TeachFX is changing that with a “Fitbit for teachers” that automatically measures student engagement and gives teachers feedback about what they could do differently. 
    Learn more about the TeachFX app and get a special 20% discount for your school or district by visiting teachfx.com/blbs.
     
    ORGANIZED BINDER
    Organized Binder is the missing piece in many classrooms. Many teachers are great with the main content of the lesson. Organized Binder helps with powerful introductions, savvy transitions, and memorable lesson closings. Your students will grow their executive functioning skills (and as a bonus), your teachers will become more organized too. Help your students and staff level up with Organized Binder.
     
    Copyright © 2022 Twelve Practices LLC

    • 40 min
    Healthy habits for school Leaders

    Healthy habits for school Leaders

    Andrea Caprio is a Master Certified Transformational Nutrition Coach who helps busy professionals take back their power from yoyo dieting and overeating with proven tools and simple lifestyle hacks! It is Andrea's mission to help others free themselves from self-sabotage and unhealthy habits so they can live a fulfilling and confident life.
    Show Highlights What goes into a healthy detox? Stop limiting your mindsets regarding  health and nutrition Relearn healthy habits to rewire your lifestyle.  Mason jar planning is the key to overcoming challenges.  The Food Freedom Formula provides a roadmap to healthy habits. Free gift and discovery you need to hear about. Free yourselves from self sabotage and unhealthy habits  Easy next steps for endless energy Ruckus Makers need.  Five step system is to reset the body's healing abilities. “If you don't put fuel in your car, eventually you get stranded. If you don't take care of your body, if you don't feel your body, if you don't add good nutrition into your tank, eventually one day the breaks will come on and you will have to rest. It will not be pretty. As we all know, ‘either pay for your health now or pay for your illness later.’”
    -Andrea Caprio
      Andrea Caprio’s Resources & Contact Info: Wellness Methods Facebook FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/beatcravings Instagram.com Twitter Youtube: Wellness Methods - Emotional Eating Expert - Tiny Habits  Gifts: Balanced blood sugar kit -Helps you to get more energy, decrease cravings and kickstart a healthier lifestyle even if you have little time. Includes a simple meal plan and my smoothie builder. Get My Balanced Blood Sugar Kit!  
    Looking for more? Read The Better Leaders Better Schools Roadmap Join “The Mastermind” Read the latest on the blog SHOW SPONSORS: HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
    Transform how you lead to become a resilient and empowered change agent with Harvard’s online Certificate in School Management and Leadership. Grow your professional network with a global cohort of fellow school leaders as you collaborate in case studies bridging the fields of education and business. Apply today at http://hgse.me/leader.
    TEACHFX
    School leaders know that productive student talk drives student learning, but the average teacher talks 75% of class time! TeachFX is changing that with a “Fitbit for teachers” that automatically measures student engagement and gives teachers feedback about what they could do differently. 
    Learn more about the TeachFX app and get a special 20% discount for your school or district by visiting teachfx.com/blbs.
    ORGANIZED BINDER
    Organized Binder is the missing piece in many classrooms. Many teachers are great with the main content of the lesson. Organized Binder helps with powerful introductions, savvy transitions, and memorable lesson closings. Your students will grow their executive functioning skills (and as a bonus), your teachers will become more organized too. Help your students and staff level up with Organized Binder.
     
    Copyright © 2022 Twelve Practices LLC

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

203Coldstream ,

Must Listen

A weekly must. Host Danny Bauer gets great guests to share their best insights into leadership. Regular listeners have the opportunity to strengthen their leadership through listening to the themes and suggestions week after week.

Lyan67 ,

Great podcast not only for school leaders

The information, quality and variety of topics in this podcast is priceless. I had to undergo three years of a mandatory university graduate program that was supposed to prepare us to work as Principals in schools. After completing the program, I felt I had a lot of useless information that I would never really be able to apply in a meaningrul way.
This podcast, offers passionate topics which should be the core of universities’ curricula.
Thank you so much!

kveldhoen ,

Leadership Learning

Every episode has golden nuggets immediately applicable in my learning community! Thanks!

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