Preparing the Next Generation of Our Workforce: A Middle School Principal's Passion to Activate, Inspire, and Lead Youngsters into Their Careers

June 21, 2017
Hosted by Alise Cortez, PhD

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Episode Description

Developing the next generation of the workforce is a formidable endeavor, and one the guest of this episode does not take lightly. Rather, Principal Evan Robb believes students need to develop a growth mindset, be encouraged to think creatively, and are nourished by inspiration, something he relishes providing in his various forms of communication. In this episode, we explore the current challenges in middle school education and how Principal Robb delights in addressing them and turning them to positive advantage, connecting with the community, and serving as a force to raise the bar in education across the nation.

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Alise Cortez, PhD

Dr. Alise Cortez is affectionately referred to as “The Anti-Undertaker” as she awakens the often otherwise “walking dead” to discover and nurture their passion, inspiration, and purpose in life and at work. She is one part Chief Purpose Officer and Management Consultant specializing in meaning and purpose, and one part Inspirational Speaker, Author, and Radio Host. Having developed her expertise within the Human Capital / Organizational Excellence industry over the last 20 years, today she is focused on enabling organizations to lead from purpose and create cultures of meaning that inspire impassioned performance, energizing engagement and fulfillment, while encouraging a devoted stay within the organization. For individuals, she also facilitates the online Catch Fire global community and various retreats to enable people hungry for a more meaningful and purposeful life to discover and create it for themselves.

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