The Better Learning Podcast focuses on improvement at all levels of K-12 education. It features discussions with education leaders. industry experts, and changemakers covering various aspects of the learning experience.

The podcast provides valuable insights and practical advice to break down the silos of education and actively drive change!

 

 

June 19, 2024

Are you ready to be inspired by one of the most influential voices in leadership and education?

In our latest podcast episode, host Kevin Stoller sits down with the remarkable Jon Gordon, a best-selling author and keynote speaker whose books and talks have transformed leaders and organizations around the world. This episode is packed with valuable insights, personal stories, and practical advice that you won't want to miss.

 

Takeaways:

  • Jon Gordon's faith journey and how it influenced his writing and speaking career.
  • The crucial role of school leaders in creating a positive culture and engaging the community Positive communication is essential to fill the void and create connection.
  • Difficult conversations are necessary to address issues and build commitment.
  • Leadership in education is challenging, requiring principled decision-making.
  • Educators have a mission to make a difference in students' lives and create a positive school culture.

 

Jon Gordon is a best-selling author and keynote speaker whose books and talks have inspired millions of readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been embraced by numerous Fortune 500 companies, professional and college sports teams, school districts, hospitals, and non-profits.

Jon is the author of 30 books, including 16 bestsellers and 5 children's books. His work includes the timeless classic "The Energy Bus," "The Carpenter," "Training Camp," "The Power of Positive Leadership," and his latest release, "The One Truth." When he’s not traveling for speaking engagements, Jon enjoys playing pickleball and taking long walks, where he finds inspiration for his ideas.

 

 

Sound Bites to Ponder:

"I felt this incredible peace come over me and writing and speaking came to me."

"The book's (The Energy Bus) been out for 17 years and I finally got an email that said, how come you put a school bus on the cover when it's actually supposed to be a city bus?"

"Where there's a void in communication, negativity will fill it."

"I truly think this is the hardest time that we've ever had for school leaders."

 

 

Follow on Jon Gordon on Social Media:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jongordonenergy/

Twitter: https://x.com/JonGordon11

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jongordon11/

Website: https://jongordon.com/

   

 

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Kevin Stoller is the host of the Better Learning Podcast and Co-Founder of Kay-Twelve, a national leader for educational furniture. Find out more about Kevin at https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinstoller/.

For more episodes of the Better Learning Podcast, visit https://www.betterlearningpodcast.com/

 

 

Episode 183 of the Better Learning Podcast

Kevin Stoller is the host of the Better Learning Podcast and Co-Founder of Kay-Twelve, a national leader for educational furniture. Learn more about creating better learning environments at www.Kay-Twelve.com.

 

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Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) - https://www.a4le.org/
Education Leaders' Organization - https://www.ed-leaders.org/
Second Class Foundation - https://secondclassfoundation.org/
EDmarket - https://www.edmarket.org/

 

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