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 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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I Took Disciplinary Action with a Student That Was Too Extreme

Jon Harper with Joshua Stamper

Rhodenizer

I may have profoundly changed a student's life, but not for the better. I believe I was overly punitive.

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I Was Trying to Prove Myself, but I Came Off As Insecure

Jon Harper with Andrea Stringer

Rhodenizer

I was so focused on trying to prove myself that I didn't see how I was impacting how my peers and administrators perceived my actions.

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