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Between the Johns Podcast

31 EpisodesProduced by John Staumont and John MartinezWebsite

Two principals on a journey to learn, share and apply effective leadership practices. Join our Personal Learning Network as we learn, grow, and connect with others.


The Power of Moments - Part 2

Episode #23: The Power of Moments - Part 2

School is back in session and there’s plenty of good stuff going on. In this episode, the Johns talk about what’s happening at school and finish their conversation about The Power of Moments by Chip Heath and Dan Heath.

Check out the resources below that were mentioned in the episode:

The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact

The Danger of a Single Story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Transformation of Sister Isabella

Sawubona, a Zulu greeting

The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child by Donalyn Miller

Marathon Training for All Skill Levels - Hal Higdon


Shout Outs to my Running PLN

Kristi Dawes

Holly King

Mike Earnshaw


Book Recommendations

Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom by Kristin Souers and Pete Hall

Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family by Bob Chapman and Raj Sisodia

The Time Trap: The Classic Book on Time Management by Alec Mackenzie and Pat Nickerson 

Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most by 

Hendrie Weisinger and J. P. Pawliw-Fry


Podcast Recommendation

The BeerEdu Podcast with Kyle Anderson and Ben Dickson


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Connect with us on Twitter @staumont and @jmartinez727 and check out our website

We are elementary school principals in Rowland Unified School District in Southern California. We have launched this podcast as part of our inquiry to learn, share and apply effective leadership practice.

Join our Personal Learning Network as we learn, grow, and connect with others. 


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