Create the “AHA!”

Dr. Nathan Belcher
1 min readMar 19, 2024

Leading, teaching, and coaching are all the same: Creating the conditions for someone to receive information and experience an “AHA!,” then use the information to change their mind and act in a different way.

Seth Godin says that “causing an aha requires insight and elegance” — as a leader, educator, and coach, this is insight and elegance is at the heart of our work. What sets great leaders, educators, and coaches apart? One answer is to cause aha’s through insight and elegance, helping others experience the world in a different and more beautiful way.

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Dr. Nathan Belcher

Helping people learn and grow. Lover of beautiful conversations, books, sports, education, family, and Jesus. W&M: B.S '08, M.A.Ed '10 U of SC: Ed.D. '17