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Podcast: Bill Ferguson on why winning elections is different than winning in policy

"Real leadership happens when individuals see value in everybody’s views. To achieve the change that a lot of us who have experience in the classroom want, we need sustainable long-term transformational change, which requires much more than votes."

— Bill Ferguson

What makes Maryland State Senator Bill Ferguson (TFA Baltimore ’05) a rare leader?

He’s not only had experience at three levels of Maryland’s education system — first as a teacher, then in the central office, and now as an elected official — but he’s also truly in it for the long haul, not just the easy wins.

Jason Llorenz asked Bill what the rest of the world can learn from Baltimore at its best and at its worst, and how he keeps it all together as a leader.

(Hint: Bill combines exercise and meditation!)

Tune in for more tips, tricks, insights and stories from Bill Ferguson and other education changemakers. #LeadersTablePodcast

Need to catch up on the #LeadersTablePodcast?
Check out Episode 1 with Ryan SmithEpisode 2 with Nina Rees, Episode 3 with Aixle Aman, Episode 4 with Luis Avila, Episode 5 with Jada Drew, Episode 6 with Amy Wilkins, Episode 7 with Marc Holley, Episode 8 with Jim Shelton, Episode 9 with Tai DixonEpisode 10 with Matt Candler, Episode 11 with Stacey ChildressEpisode 12 with Luzelma Canales, or Episode 13 with Manny Lamarre — and subscribe for upcoming episodes on your favorite podcast feed (iTunesStitcherSoundcloud).

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