Episode 98: Stay Encouraged with Lance Seeright

Welcome to the Loveworks dreamers and doers Podcast # 98. At Loveworks we believe you are NEVER too young to be a dreamer and NEVER too old to do your dream.

If this is your first time, thank you for joining us and giving us the thing that means the most to you – your time. If you’re returning, welcome back! We know you have lots of options out there in the Podcast universe.

Our hope with Dreamers & Doers podcast is that each week’s special guests will connect with you wherever you find yourself today and inspire you to become the best version of yourself for tomorrow.

Personal Growth with Michael and Elle

At Loveworks, we believe that one of the ways that you can become one of the best versions of yourself is to focus on personal growth. We love curating things like books, music, organizations, blogs, or resources that have encouraged your personal growth. 

Today we are going to talk about a school we think you should know about. 

AB Combs elementary school – Raleigh, NC When this magnet school was seeing negative results, they implemented the Leader in Me program and watched as drastic positive changes took place.

The Ron Clark Academy – Atlanta, Georgia The Ron Clark Academy (RCA) is a highly-acclaimed, nonprofit middle school located in Southeast Atlanta. The Academy has received both national and international recognition for its success in creating a loving, dynamic learning environment that promotes academic excellence and fosters leadership.

Lance Seeright: Executive Director at Le Monde International School

Lance Seeright currently serves as the Executive Director of Le Monde International School. He brings over 22 years of educational experience to Le Monde in all facets of education from classroom experiences to leadership positions at two different schools.

Before serving Le Monde, he most recently served as the principal of Santa Fe South high school for 5 ½ years, and before that he served in several different roles in Poinciana High School including self-contained Special Education classroom teacher, Dean of Students, and an Assistant Principal where he and his team took an “F” school to a “B” school.

Lance holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from National Louis University. He currently serves on the board for the Community Services Building Inc. which provides a building offering affordable facilities that will enhance the ability of human service agencies to serve Norman and Cleveland County residents with the greatest possible economy and efficiency in operations, ease of access, convenience and benefit to the public served.

He and his wife Evonna have been married for 22 years.  They have one biological daughter, Autumn, and two adopted children, Jamal and Jacqueline. Lance is an avid reader and has competed in 5 half marathons and 3 full marathons.

Lance’s ADVICE –

It’s perfectly okay to fail as long as you do something about it. It’s okay to not meet that goal. It’s okay to do badly in a class. Just make sure to ask yourself, “what can I do differently tomorrow to be better?”

Key Takeaways:

  • Surround yourself with people who may not agree with you but those are committed to the same mission
  • It’s okay to fail as long as you do something about it
  • Consider every opportunity that comes your way, you never know where it may lead

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