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.

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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I Chose to Be Comfortable Instead of Effective

Jon Harper with Larry Ferlazzo


I chose to overlook the need to change my teaching practice because I wanted to be comfortable. I continued till I saw the impact on my students and staff. 

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I Had to Face the Good, the Bad and the Ugly About My Work

Jon Harper with Jessica Lahey


I was skilled and accomplished, so I expected myself to be perfect at my craft.  It was painful when I discovered that I wasn't and needed help.

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No Limits? How I Discovered the Boundaries of Transparency

Jon Harper with Barry Saide


Transparency has limits. I learned this lesson the hard way and I've been living with the error for years. Do you know the boundaries?

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