008 – 5 Tips for Using Instagram and Snapchat Stories in School

They’re already telling your story. Shouldn’t you be a part of the narrative? Educators and School Leaders have notoriously been afraid of engaging in social media. But with the introduction of stories, it has never been easier to spread the message of you and your school.

In this week’s episode, I’ll share with you five tips that will help you to either get started in your social media journey, or will help take your game to the next level.

Want to go all in? Not sure what to shoot? I can help…

You don’t have to be a celebrity or a highly outgoing teeny-bopper to start creating stories on your Instagram and Snapchat accounts. Let me give you a day-by-day formula for posting to your stories that will raise your game.

Try out The Storyteller Challenge today!

I’d love to hear your thoughts on today’s episode:

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007 – Practical Principal in 2018


Education is a great and worthy vocation. You willingly decided to pour yourself into a mission that has no finish line, but after 2017, you’re wondering how you’re going to be able to continue in this career much longer.

The problem isn’t the career. It’s that you’ve allowed the position to overcome the person. 2018 is the year we get that back. In today’s podcast episode, we’ll discuss how the Practical Principal podcast is going to help you get there.


I’d love to hear your thoughts on today’s episode:

Email: chris@chrisstevens.org

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006 – It’s Time To Tweak Your Evening Routine

It’s no secret that the most productive people in leadership today tend to be morning people. But how do you become a morning person if it doesn’t come naturally? In today’s episode, I’ll share with you my best tips for improving your odds to be a morning person, and it all begins by focusing on the night before. Be sure to check it out!

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Resources Mentioned:


Chalene Johnson’s Podcast – “The Chalene Show” discusses Fitness and Life Coaching with Chalene Johnson.

iPhone Bedtime App – Native to any iOS device

Todoist – Keeping life in order shouldn’t be this hard. Todoist helps you organize and prioritize your tasks and projects so you can stress less and achieve more.

Planner Pad – They gurantee that you will add an extra hour to your day with their sleek time management tool for those of us who still like a little analog in our life.

Michael Hyatt’s Evening Routine – Seriously everything this guy writes is magical. I highly recommend you follow him!

Don’t Get Caught Trying To Predict

The road to success isn’t normally a straight line. Often, it’s full of peaks that you can’t see over and valleys that you can’t see across.

via TourismPEI @ Flickr Creative Commons

via TourismPEI @ Flickr Creative Commons

Leaders spend far too much time trying to predict what will happen next. As a result, their ability to make decisions diminish and they encounter paralysis through analysis.

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