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Interview with James Johnston

The following is a Q & A between James Johnston and me.


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James Johnston is the Principal of Alice Ott Middle School and the 2013 Oregon Middle School Principal of the Year.

My goal in posting interviews with successful leaders like James is to inspire us to reflect on how our own choices, goals, and actions can affect our lives, our leadership, and our teams. I must also give credit to John Lee Dumas whose great podcast interview questions I have modified for the Q & A’s I have with my guests.

WDP: Thanks for the opportunity to learn from you! Can you start by sharing your favorite success or motivational quote?
James: I like the quote, “Champions Find A Way.” Continue reading