Linda Cliatt-Wayman is best known for her 2015 TED Talk, “How to Fix a Broken School” in which she shared the story of how she led the transformation of a Philadelphia high school. In this episode, Elena uncovered how Principal Wayman became the seemingly fearless force of a leader that she appears to be, who her primary influences were, and how she’s navigated changes she couldn’t control.
This week Elena talks to Tiffany Cheng Nyaggah about the decade that she spent in Nairobi, Kenya, leading an organization to transform education in that city’s marginalized communities. Listen wherever you find podcasts – and be sure to rate and review us.
By Elena Aguilar, President and Founder In Episode 4 of The Bright Morning Podcast, I referenced a theory of action. I coached Jill through the initial steps to create a draft of a theory of action to lead folks in her district towards having conversations about racial inequities. In my coaching and consulting with leaders,
By Elena Aguilar, President and Founder In Episode 2 of The Bright Morning Podcast, I coached Kathrina on how she can set boundaries. Kathrina was struggling with her relationships with some colleagues. She’d tried being compassionate and understanding with them, but I could hear that what she wasn’t telling me was that some of those
Expectations for leaders are always high, but in times of crisis, even more is at stake. And therein lies the paradox. Just when people in crisis need and expect more from their leaders, that’s when a leader can cave the hardest.
In Elena’s weekly newsletter, she shared this reflection. “I don’t know how to respond to my own rage. George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. More names to say. More dead bodies. More fear. More rage in my body.”
Parents and caregivers need to focus on their own resilience while also cultivating the resilience of others. Learn with Janet as she guides you to build your own reservoirs of resilience.
This year, for the first time, we’ve compiled some of our favorite things in the first edition of the Bright Morning Gift Guide. We hope you find some new delights for yourself, your co-workers and your loved ones. This gift guide contains several affiliate links (on the books and products recommended through Amazon) where, if
When coaching someone, have you ever thought, “Oh, I’m done here”? You know, the feeling of just wanting to be done with a conversation, being ‘over it’? I’ve been there. I heard a participant in a recent workshop say this during the coaching practice portion. Even though the scenario was just an exercise for practice,
by LesLee Bickford, Bright Morning Chief Strategy & Program Officer I learned I was a perfectionist when I was 38. Like many perfectionists, I had up until this point rejected the notion, insisting I just had very high standards. It wasn’t until I was introduced to the Enneagram and begrudgingly accepted that I’m a One that