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Early learning leaders around the globe are breaking through challenges, leading the way in innovation, testing new best practices, and impacting children and families in a much more powerful and positive way than ever before. Each week, tune in to top child care business guru Kris Murray on the Child Care Rockstar Radio podcast for interviews with early childhood leaders and experts that will leave you inspired to get to the next level of success, whatever that means for you.

Kris Murray is President of Child Care Marketing Solutions, and the Founder of the Child Care Success Academy, the world’s largest and most comprehensive business coaching program for early childhood entrepreneurs and leaders. She is the author of two top-rated books on early learning business, and the mom of two great kids. She and her team are based in the mountains of Colorado.

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Early learning leaders around the globe are breaking through challenges, leading the way in innovation, testing new best practices, and impacting children and families in a much more powerful and positive way than ever before. Each week, tune in to top child care business guru Kris Murray on the Child Care Rockstar Radio podcast for interviews with early childhood leaders and experts that will leave you inspired to get to the next level of success, whatever that means for you.

Kris Murray is President of Child Care Marketing Solutions, and the Founder of the Child Care Success Academy, the world’s largest and most comprehensive business coaching program for early childhood entrepreneurs and leaders. She is the author of two top-rated books on early learning business, and the mom of two great kids. She and her team are based in the mountains of Colorado.

    Empowering Staff, Understanding Data, and Committing to Culture with Neydary Zambrano

    Empowering Staff, Understanding Data, and Committing to Culture with Neydary Zambrano

    Neydary Zambrano won Owner of the Year at this year’s Summit, and this week she shares her wisdom on growing enrollment, marketing, staff happiness, and culture. Neydary talks about the metamorphosis her school, Magic Memories, has gone through in 2019, now with nine locations throughout Pennsylvania. She and Kris also talk about the responsibility of a true childcare rockstar, how CRM has helped her track and understand data, and the importance of empowering directors and teachers.

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    Crisis, Communication, and Planning with Jane Hulbert

    Crisis, Communication, and Planning with Jane Hulbert

    Jane Hulbert of The Jane Group joins the show to talk about her crisis communication firm, and how she landed working in education. Jane shares her background working at companies like McDonald’s, and how it prepared her for helping owners and leaders put together a plan of action for times of crisis. Jane discusses the importance of doing the right thing, the events that shifted crisis communication in schools, and the main steps leaders and their team should take in times of crisis.

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    Where There's a Will There's a Way with Victoria Lynch

    Where There's a Will There's a Way with Victoria Lynch

    Victoria Lynch and her team at First Discovery Children’s Academy in Virginia are having what she feels is the best year yet, and she explains what exactly her process has been for all of the expansion, growth, and most importantly — fun. Victoria and Kris talk about why she had success in hiring an Executive Director, how she delegates, and what she has done in marketing and enrollment that has made the biggest difference.

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    Scaling Up Your School in Every Way with Nina Lemon

    Scaling Up Your School in Every Way with Nina Lemon

    Nina Lemon, Owner and Founder of the Lemon Tree Academy in Georgia, has the enthusiasm and commitment to action and implementation of a true Child Care Rockstar. She talks with Kris about how she went from a Pediatric Nurse to a businesswoman with two full locations, the biggest challenges she faced as she scaled up and out, and how her love of HGTV plays into making her centers a welcoming environment for children and their families.

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    Getting to Know Judy Bradby, Child Care Rockstar Winner 2019

    Getting to Know Judy Bradby, Child Care Rockstar Winner 2019

    This week, Kris is thrilled to chat with Judy Bradby, winner of the 2019 Child Care Rockstar Award. As a Pediatric Nurse with over 30 years of experience, Judy saw a need for a place for children who had no other place to go to learn and grow. She opened up LeaRN Lily Child Development Center and through much trial and error and overcoming adversity, now has tripled her enrollment in just 8 months.

    • 45 min
    3 Key Principles of Think & Grow Rich

    3 Key Principles of Think & Grow Rich

    Kris starts this week off with a big announcement — her new book, Rockstar Stories, is out and available! She then dives into the three important principles of one of the most important success strategy books out there today, Think and Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill. These three principles and their associated action items are the foundation for manifesting your dream life and creating a space where the universe rewards you with what it is you actually seek.

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Customer Reviews

Londi Logi ,

Thank you

Thank you for bringing professionalism to childcare. Thank you for covering the business topics that affects childcare. I appreciate your vision.

Joy Wilder ,

Real answers - hands down worth listening

I love Kris and the innovative, practical work which she and her team is pioneering. Her podcasts consistently encourage me with real answers for challenges from mindset to how to innovate to more. I'm the founder of Montesshare, an in-home Montessori, bilingual preschool and co-founder of TOTH Montessori, an authentic Montessori Preschool for 1-6 year olds in D.C. Keep 'em coming, Kris!

Kari Boetcher ,

Loving This Podcast! Kris ROCKS!

As an owner myself I have been getting some amazing tips and tricks from people in my field of work every week listening to this podcast. I truly believe everyone in the childcare field should listen to this podcast to help better their school. We are working with our future and this is a great resource to help us give these kids our all!

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