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 Prejudged a Parent and Assumed the Worst, I Was Wrong

Jon Harper with Devon Beck

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Because I had prior experience with a parent I was sure that I understood her motivations. I learned an important lesson when I discovered I was wrong.

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I Failed to Gracefully Accept Failure As a Learning Experience

Jon Harper with Eric Ewald

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My project failed to turn out as expected.   I knew the proper way to respond but I failed to do what I knew I should do. 

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I Continue to Say Yes, When I Should Say No

Jon Harper with Angela Maiers

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I feel an unrelenting pressure to please people.  The result is that I too often say yes to the requests I receive when I should simply say no.  But I continue to struggle with this. 

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I Underestimated and Misjudged My Student

Jon Harper with Lindsy Stumpenhorst

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I was at the end of my emotional rope. My student wasn't responding the way I wanted, and I mentally wrote him off. Then I discovered something about him that I never expected.  

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