Baan Dek

We Create a Culture of Empowerment

Podcasts

Lately, we’ve been podcasting about our five Guiding Principles, core values that drive us daily, measures we use to gauge if a thought, conversation, action, perspective is in line with the agreements we make as a team. In this podcast, Charlotte Wood reflects on the Guiding Principle of “We Create a Culture of Empowerment.” How […]

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Baan Dek

We Communicate Effectively

Podcasts

One could argue that our job is communication. We are communicating when we observe a child, notice what they are ready for, and present them with a material. We are constantly communicating with the children, through our actions, words, and even emotional cues. We communicate with families, from initial inquiries to tours to sending photos […]

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Baan Dek

We Can Always Improve

Podcasts

Working with children has taught us many things. Perhaps one of the most important is to adopt the mindset that we should learn how to approach everything we do as if for the very first time. No where is this more applicable than trying to find ways to improve. Is this process working? Can we […]

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Baan Dek

We’re All Learning

Podcasts

When we published our “Culture Matters” piece, we received a lot of great, inspirational feedback. People were curious to learn more about how we work together as a team. They wanted to learn the details. The minutia. We thought we’d take five of our guiding principles and break them down into easily digestible chunks. This […]

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Baan Dek

Growing Together

Podcasts

We like to think that one of the things that makes Baan Dek great, is that everyone on our team has the opportunity for transformation. Not only professional growth, but also personal growth. As we like to say, our team expects greatness from ourselves and we definitely encourage it from each other. Another way to […]

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