Teaching Learning Leading K-12
Rick Snyder: Decisive Intuition, the Book Launch, and a New Venture - 249

Rick Snyder: Decisive Intuition, the Book Launch, and a New Venture - 249

June 13, 2019


Today we're catching up with Rick Snyder the author of Decisive Intuition: Use your gut instincts to make smart business decisions (Career Press, 2019). You may remember that we last talked with Rick on episode 238 as Decisive Intuition was about to be released. He has had a successful book launch and so I thought that it would be fun catching up with him.

Rick Snyder is the founder and CEO of Invisible Edge, an international consulting firm that builds high-performance environments in major, mid-size and emerging businesses.

He leads the Invisible Edge coaches in training companies and teams to build intuitive skills and translate them into business plans and company cultures that result in more effective communication, engagement, profitability, and innovative success.

His breakthrough strategies have been implemented by executives and businesses in Europe, Canada, Asia, Africa, and America. Rick holds an MA in Psychology and has previously worked in the healthcare, tourism and travel, and training spaces.

He has launched four businesses and travels extensively between California and Europe for work and leisure, and to help people access their intuitive skills for decision-making on a global scale.

Connect with Rick and learn more:




US Phone: +1 (424) 272 5872
UK Phone: +44 (0)7746 872930





Listen to Rick on Teaching Learning Leading K12 - Episodes 185 & 238




Length - 51:12

Jerome Wade Shares His Book: Unleashed - 248

Jerome Wade Shares His Book: Unleashed - 248

June 7, 2019

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Jerome "Romey" Wade, CSP, is the author of Unleashed: Dominate Your Limitations. Break Through Your Barriers. Live An Extraordinary Life (2016). Jerome also is an international speaker and an advisor to executive leaders. With 25 years of C-Suite experience, Jerome is a seasoned authority on executive performance and organizational culture.

Jerome is the global authority on Executive Fatigue™, marshaling his more than 25 years of experience to ensure business owners, executives, and leaders at every level get what they want without losing what they love.

Giving more than 2700 presentations, Jerome masterfully engages audiences with actionable insight that drives results. Leveraging the power of story from Jerome’s global adventures and experiences (Trekking to Everest Base Camp, Machu Picchu, Kayaking the Grand Canyon, Sailing the Caribbean, and more), audiences are inspired to live and lead at the top of their game.

Here are some of Jerome - Romey’s - accomplishments:

  • Global Adventurer (40 countries)
  • Ironman Triathlete (Spring 2017)
  • Trekked to Base Camp Everest (Spring 2018)
  • Sailed The British Virgin Islands (Several Times)
  • Kayaked the Grand Canyon (Summer 2011)
  • Summited Mt Machu Picchu (Summer 2012)
  • Mtn Biker (As often as possible)
  • Trail Runner (Frequently)
  • Scuba Diver
  • Global Authority on Executive Fatigue
  • Author (About to have the second book published)
  • Founded 5 Organizations/Businesses
  • Online Course Creator
  • Married 28.5 years
  • Father of two amazing adult children
  • Have given almost 3000 presentations
  • Trusted Executive Advisor

Remember to go to https://jeromewade.com/yes  to take the free fatigue assessment. 

Connect with Jerome "Romey":


www.jeromewade.com/yes (Complete the free fatigue assessment)






Call Romey at 1+(505)463-7234

Length - 59:31

Ge-Anne Bolhuis Talks About Independent Reading Choice - 247

Ge-Anne Bolhuis Talks About Independent Reading Choice - 247

May 30, 2019

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We first talked with Ge-Anne Bolhuis almost a year ago on episode 205 of Teaching Learning Leading K12 where we talked about the Future Ready Librarian. Today we are focused on Independent Reading Choice.

Ge-Anne started her career in education in 1994 in Middle Tennessee.

She moved to Georgia in 2003 and immediately fell in love with professional learning. She served as a classroom teacher, computer skills teacher and later as a school-level instructional technology coach.

She holds advanced degrees in the field of curriculum and instructional technology and is certified in the service fields of Instructional Technology and as a Media Specialist.

Ge-Anne currently serves as the Instructional Technology Specialist and Media Specialist Liaison for Whitfield County Schools, Georgia.

Her heart is in building relationships and empowering teacher leaders. You can find Ge-Anne often at local Edcamps and CoffeeEDU meetups where she loves talking with and learning from other educators.

Lots to talk about and learn today.

Thanks for listening!


Connect with Ge-Anne:

Twitter: @gabolhuis

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gabolhuis/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/geanne.bolhuis










Length 48:36

Terrie Young, Amanda Amerson, and Margaret Higginbotham discuss IEPs and the IEP process - 246

Terrie Young, Amanda Amerson, and Margaret Higginbotham discuss IEPs and the IEP process - 246

May 17, 2019

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 Dr. Terrie Young, Amanda Amerson, and Margaret Higginbotham discuss IEP's and the IEP process with me on Teaching Learning Leading K12. Recently, I had a request from a listener to spend some time on this topic, so I want to say thank you for reaching out and here is a general discussion about IEPs and the IEP process.

Dr. Terrie Young is the Director of East Central Georgia Learning Resources System where she provides technical assistance and training on special education related topics to administrators, teachers, and support staff for the ten school districts in the Heart of Georgia RESA Region.

Amanda Amerson is a Program Specialist with East Central GLRS, where she provides professional learning on special education related topics to administrators, teachers and support staff for the ten school districts in the Heart of Georgia RESA Region.

Margaret Higginbotham is a fourth-year special education teacher at Montgomery County Elementary School. She has been teaching the Preschool Intervention Program since July 2015. She was awarded the 2016 Special Education Teacher of the Year during her first year at Montgomery County Elementary School by her peers and the 2020 Montgomery County Elementary School Teacher of the Year as well as the 2020 Montgomery County District Teacher of the Year.  Margaret credits her success in the classroom from her knowledge of raising multiple children with significant disabilities as well as her leadership roles both locally and statewide. As the mother and educator of multiple children with disabilities, Margaret’s expectations are high for all of her students.

It was a pleasure talking with Terrie, Amanda, and Margaret. As we discussed IEPs it became evident that we would need to come back together for a future second part to this talk. So look for that to happen sometime in the near future.

By the way, have an idea for a show? Let me know, I will be happy to see what I can do to cover the topics you want to hear. You can email me at stevenmiletto@gmail.com

Thanks for listening.

Please share.


Learn more:

The following are great links from our state in helping parents and teachers understand IEP development - 
Georgia Parent Mentor Partnership - http://www.parentmentors.org/


Length - 54:54

Lou Alpert - “Surrender: A Love Letter to My Daughter” - 245

Lou Alpert - “Surrender: A Love Letter to My Daughter” - 245

May 10, 2019

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Lou Alpert is the author of "Surrender: A Love Letter to My Daughter." (2019). 

Surrender (2019) is Lou's memoir. It tracks her response to her daughter’s rampant drug abuse, delinquency, and rejection of her family. It is a testament to Lou’s faith in the face of a disease that continues to ravage the lives of millions of Americans while serving as a guide for addict’s loved ones who want to protect and support them without pushing them away.

Crystal Champ’s infamous story is one of hope and redemption. In 2017, Crystal made headlines as she first surrendered her baby to a police officer as a homeless heroin addict, then radically changed her life by committing to sobriety. CNN broke the story on Dec. 1st, 2017 and it went viral, while the police officer was honored in the State of the Union address.

Lou Alpert is a native Texan who graduated from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Over the last forty-five years, she has been a co-owner of a women’s art gallery, founder of a children’s book publishing house, founder of The Lakewood Service League and a residential realtor. First and foremost, she is a mom and advocate of children. Lou is a mother to six children, a stepdaughter, and Crystal, who came to live with her at age sixteen.

Powerful show today!

Thanks for listening!

Connect with Lou:





Length - 43:49