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Breakthrough Moments Podcast - Headteacher Mark Mortimer

Updated: Nov 15, 2022

๐ŸŒŽ ๐ŸŒ ๐ŸŒThis week I talk to Mark Mortimer who has travelled the world and operated in ๐’Ž๐’‚๐’๐’š ๐’†๐’™๐’•๐’“๐’†๐’Ž๐’† ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’‰๐’๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’† ๐’†๐’๐’—๐’Š๐’“๐’๐’๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’•๐’” including the ๐‘บ๐’‚๐’‰๐’‚๐’“๐’‚ ๐‘ซ๐’†๐’”๐’†๐’“๐’•, ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘จ๐’“๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’„, ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘จ๐’•๐’๐’‚๐’๐’•๐’Š๐’„ and ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ฑ๐’–๐’๐’ˆ๐’๐’†.


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๐ŸŽฏ๐ŸŽฏ๐ŸŽฏ In the 1990s Mark was a ๐‘ณ๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’‰๐’• ๐‘ฐ๐’๐’‡๐’‚๐’๐’•๐’“๐’š ๐‘ถ๐’‡๐’‡๐’Š๐’„๐’†๐’“ and went through ๐‘บ๐’‚๐’๐’…๐’‰๐’–๐’“๐’”๐’• ๐‘น๐’๐’š๐’‚๐’ ๐‘ด๐’Š๐’๐’Š๐’•๐’‚๐’“๐’š ๐‘จ๐’„๐’‚๐’…๐’†๐’Ž๐’š where he learnt about leadership and a high-performance culture.


๐Ÿšฃ๐Ÿšฃ๐Ÿšฃ In 1997 Mark took part in the ๐’‡๐’Š๐’“๐’”๐’• ๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’“ "๐‘จ๐’•๐’๐’‚๐’๐’•๐’Š๐’„ ๐‘น๐’๐’˜๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐‘น๐’‚๐’„๐’†" - a 3000-mile ocean rowing race from the Canary Islands to the West Indies. Mark and his rowing partner completed this race in 75 ๐’…๐’‚๐’š๐’”. At the time "๐’Ž๐’๐’“๐’† ๐’‘๐’†๐’๐’‘๐’๐’† ๐’‰๐’‚๐’… ๐’˜๐’‚๐’๐’Œ๐’†๐’… ๐’๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ด๐’๐’๐’"!



๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ“ In early 2000 Mark then moved into the ๐‘ฌ๐’…๐’–๐’„๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐‘บ๐’†๐’„๐’•๐’๐’“ and has spent 20 ๐’š๐’†๐’‚๐’“๐’” working at five different schools including being ๐‘ฏ๐’†๐’‚๐’…๐’Ž๐’‚๐’”๐’•๐’†๐’“ of two.


๐Ÿ’ก๐Ÿ’ก๐Ÿ’ก Listen to Mark talk about his "๐’ƒ๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’Œ๐’•๐’‰๐’“๐’๐’–๐’ˆ๐’‰ ๐’Ž๐’๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’•๐’”" and "thoughts" which have shaped his life including:


๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ "๐‘ฉ๐’†๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’–๐’๐’…๐’†๐’“ ๐’”๐’๐’Š๐’‘๐’†๐’“ ๐’‡๐’Š๐’“๐’† ๐’Š๐’ ๐‘ฐ๐’“๐’†๐’๐’‚๐’๐’…"

๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ’ฏ "๐‘ป๐’‰๐’† ๐’‘๐’๐’˜๐’†๐’“ ๐’๐’‡ ๐’‰๐’‚๐’“๐’๐’†๐’”๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’„๐’๐’๐’๐’†๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’†๐’๐’…๐’†๐’‚๐’—๐’๐’–๐’“"

๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿ‘† "๐‘ป๐’‰๐’Š๐’๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐‘ป๐’˜๐’ ๐‘ผ๐’‘"

๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ "๐‘ต๐’ ๐’‘๐’๐’‚๐’ ๐’”๐’–๐’“๐’—๐’Š๐’—๐’†๐’” ๐’‡๐’Š๐’“๐’”๐’• ๐’„๐’๐’๐’•๐’‚๐’„๐’• ๐’˜๐’Š๐’•๐’‰ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’†๐’๐’†๐’Ž๐’š"

๐Ÿ“ข๐Ÿ“ข๐Ÿ“ข "๐‘ซ๐’๐’'๐’• ๐’˜๐’‚๐’Š๐’• ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’‡๐’†๐’„๐’• ๐’Ž๐’๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’•"


๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Mark encourages listeners to ask themselves "๐‘พ๐’‰๐’š ๐‘ต๐’๐’• ๐’€๐’๐’–?", a question he often asks the students he works with.


๐Ÿ‘‚โœช โœ Let me know what you think and if you enjoy listening please ๐’”๐’‰๐’‚๐’“๐’† ๐’˜๐’Š๐’•๐’‰ ๐’š๐’๐’–๐’“ ๐’‡๐’“๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’…๐’” ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’„๐’๐’๐’•๐’‚๐’„๐’•๐’”.


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿ‘‰ Equally if you have had your own breakthrough moment and would like to share your story ๐’‘๐’๐’†๐’‚๐’”๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’†๐’• ๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’๐’–๐’„๐’‰ with me ๐’‚๐’• ๐’Ž๐’‚๐’“๐’Œ@๐’‰๐’†๐’‚๐’…๐’”๐’–๐’‘๐’‚๐’๐’…๐’‡๐’“๐’†๐’†๐’“.๐’„๐’๐’Ž


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