One Thing Series: Transformational Change w/ Jethro Jones — #onethingseries

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One Thing Series: Transformational Change w/ Jethro Jones — #onethingseries

Change Your Perspective 

Jethro Jones (@jethrojones) is the 2017 NASSP Digital Principal of the Year and the host of Transformative Principal, where he interviews principals, leaders, and influencers who help improve K-12 education throughout the world. He is also the founder of Transformative Leadership Summit, which is like his podcast, but on steroids! He is the author of SchoolX: How principals can design a transformative school experience for students, teachers, parents – and themselves, available now for pre-order.  

Key Thoughts from the Interview: 

  • Schools are dynamic places. Listen to how Jethro led 32 initiatives simultaneous to transform his school for the better. As you will hear, it all starts with empathy.
  • Jethro raves about Seth Godin’s Creative Workshops. Jethro’s approach to learning and growing is fascinating.
  • Recently inspired by Tim Feriss’s interview of Hugh Jackman, Jethro is journaling each day and has already experienced the power of this simple practice. But, this is journaling with a twist. Discover how you can also make this a consistent part of your life for big changes.
  • One thing Jethro would love to learn–the piano! Not surprising since so much of this interview is wrapped around change, growth, and creativity.   
  • Interestingly, Jethro describes how his own Podcast is at the center of his exponential growth. His process for identifying his guests is unique and extremely worthwhile.
  • Jethro’s final response on what he used to believe, but doesn’t anymore, is at the heart of change–that it doesn’t have to be a certain way. His Tik Tok story is a perfect example of learning in new and dynamic ways.

Jehtro’s interview is very insightful for any educator looking to make a difference in the classroom, school, or district. 

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