109 – Vernon Wright: Connect, Impact, and Scale
VERNON WRIGHT is an education leader, administrator, speaker, host, editor, coach, and consultant. He’s a voice for the people, he pours into relationships, and he lives to serve, motivate, and inspire others in authentic ways.
In our conversation, Vernon recalls a delicate situation of having to coach an administrator above him who was simply not visible and not a leader of action. He defines the #ZeroApologyZone movement, and explains the reasoning behind the “Believe. Study. Hustle. Manifest. Repeat.” t-shirts we see around eduTwitter these days. He explains why connection and scale are so critical in order to make a lasting impact and leave a legacy, and he reminds us that we’re not truly leading unless we’re mentoring. As we close, Vernon shouts out some of the voices and resources that shape his thinking and inspire his practice today.
You can connect with Vernon …
On Twitter @TheWrightLeader
On Instagram @TheWrightLeader
On his website at TheWrightLeader.com
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