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277. Breaking Stress-Induced Sedation Habits: Featuring Jethro Jones
17th February 2024 • Aspire to Lead • Joshua Stamper
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In this week’s insightful conversation, Jethro Jones candidly shares his journey of overcoming adversity and personal transformation. From being denied advancement opportunities in his district to taking a leap of faith and relocating to a new state and district, Jethro discusses the challenges and triumphs of his career path. He also opens up about his struggles with stress-induced eating and how he successfully transformed his habits, ultimately losing an incredible 70 pounds. As the host of impactful podcasts and author of inspiring books, Jethro offers valuable insights into leadership, resilience, and personal growth. Tune in to gain invaluable wisdom and inspiration from this compelling discussion! In this Episode, we also discuss:
  • Improving our leadership through taking care of ourselves
  • How to be a Transformative Principal
  • And his new podcast, A Vision for Learning
About Jethro Jones Jethro Jones, is a national award-winning former school leader, podcaster, and author of the books How to be a Transformative Principal and SchoolX: How principals can design a transformative school experience for the people right in front of them! He is also founder of the BE Podcast Network, the best educational podcast network out there. Jethro currently consults school leaders on strategies to help them save time, lead more effectively, and overcome their own weaknesses. Jethro has worked as a principal at all K-12 levels, including a prison school, a district coach, distance learning team lead, and English teacher. 

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