Principal, Best Selling Author, and Founder of Elite Aspirations Educational Programs Ms. Tiffany Stallings
In Today’s episode we’re talking with Principal, Amazon Best Selling Author, and Founder of Elite Aspirations Educational Programs Mrs. Tiffany Stallings. Mrs. Stallings is the author of the children’s book GiGi and Mimi: Mommy Works Too Much and The Bounce Back Mindset: How to Bounce Back when Life has Screwed You. We dive into the inspiration for her books a bit later in the conversation but before we do so we get into her origin story.
Ms. Stallings talks about who inspired her to become an educator. How she crashed and burned out trying to juggle a career, a business and a family. She also gets into the lessons she learned from that experience and what she's doing differently this time around. We also get into how she successfully started two schools in two years, how her life experiences influenced her two books and the advice she has for other ambitious school leaders.
Three pieces of advice that stand out are:
Make time to take care of yourself.
Have goals beyond school and career.
New principals do not ever forget your time as a classroom teacher.
Don’t forget the reason why you became an educator.
Two books that inspired her professionally are:
Handbook for teachers of African American Children
The Principal 50
both by Principal Kafele
To find out more about Ms. Tiffany Stallings you can find her on all the social media platforms @ ohtiffanywrites.com
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I'm a Principal and an Entrepreneur. I'm the former owner of a food venture Hustling Hoagies, the author of the children's picture books Detective Dwayne Drake and the Alphabet Thief, Detective Dwayne Drake and The Case of the Mathematical Misfit and the ebook Making it as a Male Model in Michigan. I've worked professionally as a model and commercial actor......