E11S1: Leading in Transition

June 10, 2017

In this episode, Latoya and Michael tackle the topic of how leaders can succesfully transition from one leadership role to a new one or from leading in one organization to leading in a different organization. They specifically adress the challenges, transferability of skills, and lessons learned when transtioning as a leader for listeners. This episode is sure to get you thinking about how to best transition to your new leadership role or your new organziation as a neo leader or a veteran one! Great resources are also included at the end of this podcast episode and on leadershipwithlatoya.org! 


E10S1: Teacher Leadership Matters!

June 3, 2017

In this episode, Latoya chats with Dr. Mary Hemphill, @ScholarVlogger, about the value and importance of teacher leadership in school improvment. Excellent leaders are not only skilled at leading, but also sufficiently skilled at building leadership in others. Whether you are an education professional, or work in a different field, this episode is sure to inspire you to build capacity in others to be leaders in their own right! Don't forget to leave a review on iTunes and check out our new website, leadershipwithlatoya.org!


E9S1: Who’s In Charge of Your Professional Development?

May 27, 2017

In this episode, Latoya, and co host Mike, chat about the importance of leaders taking charge of their professional developmet and growth. They discuss the dangers of waiting to be developed by others versus strecthing yourself and addressing your own opportunity gaps. There's a mention of great resources that they've used to grow professionally at the end. Quick, insightful, and full of tools to add to your leadership toolbox, this episode is one of the best of season one. Listen now!


E8S1 Transformational Leadership

May 20, 2017

In this episode, Latoya and Michael take a chance at trying to define transformational leadership. In addtion, they discuss core elements of transformation as well as the difference in the leadership behaviors leaders of transformation need to execute versus leaders in general. This episode will definitley get you thinking about how to be a better leader of transformation. Leave a review on iTunes so we can continue bringing you the best in leadership podcasts. 


E7S1: Effective Leadership Behaviors For Success

May 13, 2017

In this episode, Latoya welcomes back Dr. Mike Waiksnis, @mwaiksnis, to discuss the key behaviors of effective leaders. They discuss how excellent leaders respond to critical feedback or constructive criticisim, how they deliver praise versus criticicism, and how they view positional power. It's a power packed episode full of key insights sure to push your thinking and leadership development. You'll be glad you pressed play! 




E6S1: Value Added Leadership

May 5, 2017

In this episode, Latoya chats with Dr. Michael Waiksnis about the importance of leaders adding value to their organizations. Value added leadership means leaders reflect on how their efforts are contributing to the success of the organization. Adding value starts with a committment to life long learning. For more on how to demonstrate value added leadership, give this episode a listen! Don't forget to leave a review on iTunes for us as we work to bring you the best in educational leadership.




E5S1: The Power of Shared Leadership

April 29, 2017

In this episode, Latoya welcomes Dr. Lynn Moody, @lynn_moody, superintendent of Rowan Salisbury Schools, in Rowan County, NC to discuss the value and benefits of shared leadership. Dr. Moody provides her insight on why shared leadership is necessary to build a great organization and talks about what seperates excellent leaders from average ones. This one is sure to get you thinking, and better yet, doing some awesome things to improve your leadership capacity! Please be sure to leave a reivew on iTunes so we can keep bringing you the best in educational leadership with your feedback!




E4S1: Strategy Matters: Why Working Hard Should Not Be Confused With Delivering Results

April 22, 2017

In this episode, Latoya welcomes her thought partner, Dr. Michael Waiksnis,@mwaiksnis, to discuss the importance of not confusing effort with delivering results. They highlight why strategy and structure are essential to helping folks work smart. This is an episode you don't want to miss! Listen for some great tips and tools you can use NOW!


E3S1: A Real Life Accountability and Thought Partnership: Practical Tips You Can Use Tomorrow

April 13, 2017

In this episode, Latoya welcomes special guests, Shawn Berry Clark, @shawnblove, and Brady Venables, @bradyvenables to discuss practical ways they thought partner around their work. Shawn is the author of Using Quality Feedback to Guide Professional Learning and Brady is a Technology Integration Specialist at the district level. This episode is full of practical tips and practices that you can start using tomorrow! You don't want to miss this one!


E2S1: The Value of Thought Partnership

April 8, 2017

In this episode, Latoya explores the topic of thought partnership and cognitive collaboration for leaders. Give it a listen if you're a leader who's feeling "lonely at the top" for some quick tips on how to find a valuable thought partner and why it's important.