166: Real Strategies for Working Less with Jamie Sears

Real Strategies for Working Less with Jamie Sears


Are you feeling overwhelmed and overworked? 

In this episode of SLP Coffee Talk, I sat down with Jamie Sears from Not So Wimpy Teacher to talk about real strategies for working less. Jamie isn’t an SLP, but she has some tips that we SLPs could definitely benefit from! 

Jamie Sears is a fun-loving mom, wife, entrepreneur, and forever teacher at heart. She is also the author of How to Love Teaching Again. After several years in the classroom, her passion to make teaching fun and effective for students and teachers alike inspired her to start Not So Wimpy Teacher. 

Now she has the honor of serving hundreds of thousands of teachers around the world by providing easy-to-use, hands-on resources, and engaging professional development that help students to love learning and teachers to love teaching.


In This Episode You’ll Discover:

  • How Jamie got to where she is now
  • Struggles teachers and people in education face each day 
  • How to brain dump and time block
  • Tips for delegating
  • Defining your version of success and striving for that
  • The importance of goal setting for yourself
  • Evaluating what is really important in your classroom
  • How Jamie feels about homework


I hope you enjoyed this conversation with Jamie! If you want more tips on working less make sure to check out her new book! It’s filled with so many tips for how we can work smarter, not harder and get some of our time back and I know you’ll love it. 

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Real Strategies for Working Less with Jamie Sears


Joke of the Week:

Q: Why did the teacher draw on the window? 

A: Because he wanted his lesson to be very clear. 


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