The BETTER LEADERS BETTER SCHOOLS podcast is a show 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.
Where there is no vision people scatter
In this episode we discuss Remarkable Vision Formula. Three steps to creating a remarkable life or remarkable family in a remarkable school, and Write a vision for “those who read it can run.”. Listen to the full podcast here.
Integrating love and excellence into the school experience
In this episode with Dr. Khalil Graham, we discuss 1) What does it mean to be a futurist in education?, 2) Integrate excellence and create environments that invest in others, and 3) Changemakers who know how to veer. Listen to the full podcast here.
Do You Have a “Third Day” Mentality?
In this episode with Dre "All Day" Baldwin, we discuss 1) Make your leadership and school Youtube famous, 2) Powerful way of answering people's questions, and 3) Discipline creates the super you. Listen to the full podcast here.
What It Takes To Lead School Change
In this episode with Julie Jungalwalan, we discuss 1) Help unlearn the system of education and avoid being a slot in a box, 2) The leadership task that can’t be ignored, and 3) 3 truths and 5 decisions. Listen to the full podcast here.
Lead with your values. Advance your career.
In this episode with Richard Shell, we discuss 1) “Changing curriculum in an academic setting is like moving a cemetery.”, 2) Your job as a leader is to find the real reason for behavior, and 3) “Trial balloons” bring out the best work. Listen to the full podcast here.
Education Is Not Broken
In this episode with David Bott and Jared Cooney Horvath, we discuss 1) Adopt Skunkworks and operate at the fringes, 2) True Moments in teaching distinguish the visible from invisible, and 3) The magic of elite teaching occurs at this intersection. Listen to the full podcast here.
Awesome for expanding your mindset and staying current!
This podcast has directly impacted my leadership and vision for our school. Thank you, Daniel!
Incident Command System 4 Schools
Hi there! I’m impressed with how your group is getting the word out and sharing about all things safety at schools. I’m a Retired Fire Captain who owns a business called ICS4Schools. We have been working with school districts in California for the last 13 years. If you accept guest speakers, I would love to share in the narrative of school safety. Thank you!
Insightful and Passionate!
Danny is thoughtful, insightful and passionate about helping listeners level up their productivity so that we can impact young lives positively. Super applicable and realistic; excellent PD in a podcast!