21 episodes

My Circus, My Monkeys supports supervisors on every level working in education or any field focused on growth and development. Discover how to manage the chaos by learning essential supervisor skills, increasing employee engagement, and using the CliftonStrengths framework to empower you and your team. We’ll dive into the latest research in fields like psychology, sociology, neuroscience, education, and beyond to help you maximize yourself and your team to make an even bigger impact on your students and clients lives. Just as importantly, you’ll improve your own sense of well being as you decrease the chaos and stress and increase the balance in your life.

My Circus, My Monkeys Anne Brackett

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

My Circus, My Monkeys supports supervisors on every level working in education or any field focused on growth and development. Discover how to manage the chaos by learning essential supervisor skills, increasing employee engagement, and using the CliftonStrengths framework to empower you and your team. We’ll dive into the latest research in fields like psychology, sociology, neuroscience, education, and beyond to help you maximize yourself and your team to make an even bigger impact on your students and clients lives. Just as importantly, you’ll improve your own sense of well being as you decrease the chaos and stress and increase the balance in your life.

    Giving Feedback and Advice to Your Team

    Giving Feedback and Advice to Your Team

    Your employees need ongoing feedback and development. It impacts not only their performance, but also their engagement. In this episode, we'll talk about using a strengths lens to give your team members feedback and advice that helps them be successful....

    • 26 min
    The Assertive No

    The Assertive No

    Being able to say no is crucial if you're a supervisor. Unfortunately, not many people have the assertiveness skills to do it regularly. When you can't say no, your schedule and energy get eaten up by things that aren't necessarily priorities. In this...

    • 34 min
    Putting Things Together to Solve Your Problems

    Putting Things Together to Solve Your Problems

    We've covered quite a few topics during the podcast so far. In this week's episode we put together what we've learned about talents, stories, skills, and habits to solve problems and achieve objectives. When you assess how each of these things can help...

    • 35 min
    A Supervisor's Most Valuable Resource

    A Supervisor's Most Valuable Resource

    When we think about everything we need to get finished, we tend to focus on time. How much time do we have and how long will everything take? We think, if we only had more time we could get everything done. But the supervisor's most valuable resource...

    • 26 min
    Being a Better Virtual Supervisor

    Being a Better Virtual Supervisor

    Supervising can be challenging when there's not a pandemic going on. In this episode, we'll talk about how to assess how you're doing supervising under this new virtual reality. Most people aren't even aware they aren't getting the support they need...

    • 31 min
    Investing in Your Talents

    Investing in Your Talents

    What's the best way to increase your productivity? Invest in your talents! Step one is to figure out how your talents are showing up for you everyday. Talents don't always act like Strengths. When we're not paying attention, they can be just as likely...

    • 28 min

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