What Would Captain Kirk Do? Leadership Lessons from Star Trek
A Conversation with Jon Wennstrom
Jon Wennstrom is a talented, experienced school leader; in fact, he was the 2018 Michigan PTA Principal of the Year. Wisdom, perspective, and a passion for the work is what he brings to the podcast this week. As a kid, Jon watched Star Trek with his dad. He observed philosophies of leadership in Captain Kirk, and he uses some of those today in his presentations on effective school leadership. From letting experts do their jobs to getting out of your comfort zone to utilizing technology, Jon’s humble guidance has something for every leader and educator. In addition, he takes on some of the myths of leadership, such as “It’s all about me.” Watch for his surprising answer about what he worries about at night. Plus, Jon brings next day strategies for creating a positive school culture…like “Bust-a-Move Contests.” This is an inspiring 30 minutes that will lift your day!
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