The Megan Dredge Podcast

A weekly, very practical podcast dedicated to helping you live bigger and teach better.

#08: How To Have A Difficult Conversation: 10 Practical Strategies [Podcast]

You’ve thought about it too much. It’s taken your time and attention. Perhaps you’ve lost sleep over it. Having THAT tricky conversation with a parent or co-worker or even your boss can be super uncomfortable.   How do you handle tricky conversations? Click to Listen   Here are ten strategies to help you navigate through … [Read More]

#07: Procrastination – 11 Ways To Beat It [Podcast]

Do you have some tasks that you just keep on avoiding? Do you find yourself putting off the same tasks over and over again? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. We’ve all procrastinated at some point in time. Procrastination is an unhelpful habit and one that we need to change if we’re really going to … [Read More]

#06 : 11 Ways To Spice Up Your Staff Meetings This Year [Podcast]

In my time as a teacher I have sat in literally thousands of staff meetings. And to be honest, many of those have dragged on and on. I’ve also had the privilege of leading staff meetings and I’ve always tried to make them interesting and engaging, as much as I can. Perhaps you have to … [Read More]

#05: 7 Beliefs To Rediscover Happiness At Work [Podcast]

Going to work can sometimes be difficult. Perhaps you have lost motivation? Perhaps your boss is challenging to work with. Have you just had to have a difficult conversation? Maybe you have difficult work colleagues. Or maybe you’ve lost your passion for teaching.   Whatever the reason, or combination of reasons, you’re not happy at … [Read More]

#04: How To Tackle Teacher Paperwork [Podcast]

Reports, letters, memos, rolls, notes, permission forms, mail, brochures, lesson plans, exams, curriculum documents, announcements, to-do lists….. These are ‘all in a day’s work’ for a teacher. Our ever increasing mound of paperwork consumes not just our precious time, but our desk space also. So, how do we tackle this? What can we do to … [Read More]

#03 : 8 Ways To Reclaim Your Time [Podcast]

Time management – the thing teachers are always trying to do… We just never seem to have enough time to get things done. Right? I am consistently asked questions from teachers about how to effectively manage time. How to ‘fit’ it all in’ and how to ‘get it all done’.   Click to Listen   … [Read More]

#02 : 3 Helpful Choices For Developing A Healthy Staff Culture [Podcast]

Every school has a staff culture. Every school’s staff has a certain ‘way of doing things’. Some staff cultures are fabulous. Some are downright horrible. I’ve seen both ends of the spectrum, and everything in between. As I reflect on the different workplace cultures that I have been part of, I have identified three important … [Read More]

#01 : How To Learn Something New Every Day [Podcast]

Every day is an opportunity for you to learn something new. Each day we have fresh opportunities to learn and grow and become a better person, a better teacher, and a better communicator. Learning something new every day has personally helped me in all areas of my life – education, family, writing, speaking – my … [Read More]