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067: Focus on your Mission not Mandates

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Are you and your colleagues clear about why you work in education? Guest Amy Fast explains how you can keep the fire for teaching and learning alive. Teaching and learning is an emotional endeavor. When you can tap into the “why,” you will gain purpose, energy and motivation. After all, it’s not about the mandates, it’s about your mission.

About today’s guest

Dr. Amy Fast holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership and has been an educator for 15 years as an elementary teacher, instructional coach and a HS assistant principal. She is a key contributor to the national conversation on the future of education and is author of “It’s the Mission, Not the Mandates.” Amy inspires others to harness their passions and pursue their purpose in education.

Recommended Resources:

  • “Drive,” by Daniel Pink
  • “Start with Why” by Simon Sinek
  • “The Happiness Advantage,” by Shawn Achor
  • “It’s the Mission, Not the Mandates,” by Amy Fast

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