Being The Best For The World (Not The Best In The World)

I often share this video of Clint Pulver’s story during my talks, and it has influenced my thinking in many ways. It has changed the way I think about being a teacher, leader, parent, coach, and friend.

Being the best for the world starts with empathy.

Make sure you watch the video below before you keep reading!

You don’t need to be the best teacher in the world. Instead, we should focus on being the best teacher for OUR kids.

I don’t have to pretend to be the best parent in the world. Instead, I can focus on being the best teacher for MY kids.

You don’t have to be the best coach, leader, friend, colleague in the world.

You just have to be the best for the people around you, and listening to what they need, and how you can help.

We often talk about how relationships are so important in education.

I’d say that they are so important in life.

But, it isn’t the big things that scale, that make the most impact.

It is the small, tiny decisions that create a ripple of impact over time.

That’s what we can focus on. Because that is doable. And that is being the best for the world.

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