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1st Edition

99 Ways to Lead & Succeed
Strategies and Stories for School Leaders

ISBN 9781596671188
Published June 8, 2009 by Routledge
176 Pages

USD $34.95

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Book Description

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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