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99 Ways to Lead & Succeed

Strategies and Stories for School Leaders, 1st Edition

By Lynn Bush, Howard Bultinck


176 pages

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Veteran educators Howard J. Bultinck and Lynn H. Bush draw from their own experiences as principals and teachers to offer school leaders 99 lessons they've learned on the job and in daily life. With this book, principals, other administrators, and teacher leaders have a surefire head start on effective school leadership. 99 Ways to Lead and Succeed: Strategies and Stories for School Leaders provides workable insights on the daily life of a school leader, including ways to handle stress, communication tips, moral and ethnical approaches, and more. This handy guide is for all teacher leaders, principals, and administrators who seek to noticeably improve their personal and professional lives in the context of school leadership.

Table of Contents

1. On Being a Dynamic Leader

Ask for Frequent Feedback

Be Wary of Your Achilles Heel

Engage the Broader School Community

Foster Purposeful and Consistent Communication

…And More

2. On Becoming a Moral and Ethical Leader

Answer to Yourself First

Create a Climate of Confidence

Have a Steadfast System of Beliefs

Seek and Discover the Truth from Complaints

…And More

3. On Dealing with Stress

Balance Work and Home, But at Best It's 80/20

Discover Your Sense of Humor

Learn to Live with a Full Plate

Use Sunday Evenings to Prepare for the Week

…And More

4. On Staying Alive

Be Lavish in Your Praise and Miserly in Your Criticism

Being Right Is Overrated

Deal with the Data Flood

Stretch Yourself by Thinking in Alternatives

…And More

5. On Honoring Yourself

Arrange Your Environment So It Reflects You

Ground Yourself in Reflective Thinking

Learn to Take a Compliment

Plan a Vacation a Year in Advance

…And More


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