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 Thought My Job Was to Support Students, Not Teachers

Jon Harper with Danny Steele

Habegger

It's all about the kiddos, right?  I was devastated when I didn't get promoted because I put students first. Eventually, I saw the light.

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Defiant Student: I Won the Power Struggle, but Lost the Relationship

Jon Harper with Jake Habegger

Habegger

When my student became defiant, I decided to put him in his place. I thought I won the power struggle. I didn't.

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I Was Hearing, But I Wasn't Listening to the Voices That Mattered

Jon Harper with Jay Eitner

Eitner

I was a superintendent elected to lead. I considered my election a mandate and chose not to listen to those who didn't vote for me. This was one of the biggest mistakes I've made in my career.

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Listening to Understand Instead of Listening to Respond

Jon Harper with Rich Czyz

Czyz

The conflict with my colleague spun out of control because I was more focused on making my point than hearing what she had experienced.

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