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208: Do the NEXT Right Thing
6th April 2020 • Always A Lesson's Empowering Educators Podcast • Gretchen Bridgers | Education Podcast Network
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During uncertain times, the overwhelm can be debilitating. By focusing on doing the next right thing, you can strategically move forward, build momentum and gain sanity. Tune in to learn a 3 part system that will help you navigate any new situation you face so that you come out on the other side successful.

Do the Next Right Thing


  • You make the best decision you can at the time with the knowledge and skills that you have so don’t beat yourself up if down the path you gain insight and decide to change direction or tactics
  • Every moment you take what you have currently and you do your best with it and you say to yourself, “What is the next right thing I can do?”.
  • My action steps were to stop the pity party of how this was affecting my daily life and instead just show up serve hard.
  • We all have something to give right now. We all give back to the collective with a piece of knowledge or talent that we possess so strategize your action steps.
  • So show up, meet them where they are in the middle of their freak out. Walk them through one step on the game board at a time until they can get a breath of air.
  • The 3 part system is 1: Acknowledge 2: Accept 3: Act
  • You don’t have to know how the story ends. You don’t have to know every step along the way.

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