The Courageous Conversations Series: Welcome to My Bad with Jon Harper.  The show about how and what extraordinary educators learn by sharing their mistakes. We invite you to take the MYBad leadership challenge - Mess up, fess up, and share with us on My Bad.

3 Leadership Lessons I Learned at the School of Hard Knocks

Jon Harper with Dr. Robert Dillon


We can take courses, have mentors, and read books, but often our most impacting lessons come from making mistakes. 

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Blaming, Complaining and Blowing Off Steam Feels Good, but...

Jon Harper with David Geurin


I've found that working in education presents many frustrations and reasons to vent, complain, and blow off steam. How I found a better way to handle these emotions. 

Related Blog Post: Make Him A Gift

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Sometimes Growth Is Ugly, Embarrassing, and Hurtful

Jon Harper with Don Wettrick


I learned a valuable lesson from one of my students.  The learning process was ugly, embarrassing and hurtful, but in the end, we both ended up in a better place.

Related Blog Post: I'm Offended!

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I Got a Blistering Critique from My Staff, It Hurt and...

Jon Harper with Amber Teamann


I thought I was doing a great job, until I got the results of a staff survey.  I was devastated, but I learned a few valuable lessons. 

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