The Smart Thinking Podcast
By Ted Neitzke IV
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Join Ted weekly for lessons in leadership and reflective practices that will allow you to grow both personally and professionally. Every other week there will be guests to help you build a greater understanding on a variety of topics that are relevant to everyone and anyone who cares about kids. Ted Neitzke is a professional educator and believes that anyone who has influence over another person is a leader. Ted has dedicated his life to paying back the high school teachers who changed his life by believing in him and inspired him to teach and lead in schools.
||CleanEpisode 53: The Hand of Royalty (Leadership Profile)||Leadership is everywhere and anyone who has influence over another person is a leader. Human beings learn best from the example of others and when ...||8/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 52: You First! (Leadership)||This episode is a discussion about having a “you first” attitude for those you serve. When you have a “you first” mindset -- you are ...||8/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 51: RCA: Reflect Collaborate Act (Toolbox)||This episode focuses on a process that will allow leaders to support the learning of those they serve. The process allows the audience to think, ...||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 50: Celebrate getting halfway||Did you ever notice that just about halfway through any journey, project, or task – you loose a little motivation? This episode we are going ...||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 49: Dare to fail greatly||Leaders need to have an understanding of history, understand the immediate situation, and have a strong vision for the future. Too often leaders are good ...||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 48: Mindset matters||What do you do when you have a sense of optimism and you find yourself being actively anchored by pessimists? This episode will explore the ...||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 47: Graduate and Grow||This week’s episode is entitled: Graduate and Grow. I explore how we should use every experience each day to review our learning and reflect to ...||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 46: Learning — to Lead.||As we approach the summer, I want to give you a few texts that I would recommend you read in order to grow your leadership. ...||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 45: Feeding Growth With Feedback||This episode explores a process that allows you to intentionally collect feedback so that you can pivot quickly, improve, and reflect for greater success. How do ...||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 44: Success through Succession||In life and leadership many of us individually are working very hard to support and serve others. But what are we doing as leaders each ...||5/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 43: Educated and Grateful||This week in the United States is teacher appreciation week and I wanted us to do some smart thinking and reflection around those that ensure ...||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 42: Image of a Leader||Everywhere you go and everything you do -- people are watching, people are paying attention, and people are formulating judgments. So what do you do ...||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 41: Compliment your way to success.||This episode explores the need for leaders to reinforce the energy and effort of others. Take a listen as we discuss the real way to ...||4/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 40: The stories in our head||Too often we do not confront the ideas and stories swirling around in our heads. This episode describes two strategies that can be employed to ...||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 38: Committing to lead||Leading others is never easy. Leadership is: rewarding, difficult, engaging, stressful, heart swelling and heartbreaking. However, there is one trait that takes leaders from one ...||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 39: Parents of a rock star||This episode is a conversation with two parents whose daughter grew up to co-found The Well Pennies. Join me for a conversation with two ordinary ...||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 37: Two types of patience||This episode is going to explore the need to be patient in both actions and decision-making. We will discuss the two extremes of people around ...||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 36: The Power of coaching||This episode is about the power of having a coach to support you in your leadership. We will explore self-coaching as well as having a ...||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 35: Rebounding as a leader||Everyone has bad moments or days. But what you choose to do once this occurs makes a difference. Listen this week as we discuss the ...||3/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 34: The skill of listening||Why is it so hard to listen to other people? Join me this week as we explore the science behind our inability to always pay ...||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Everyone should listen to this. Ted's enthusiasm and positive energy will inspire you and make you a better person!
This provides a true uplift every week and allows me to think about who I am and how I am for others.
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