Lifelong Leadership by Design: How to Do More Good for Kids and Feel Better About Your Life's Work (Paperback)
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Lifelong Leadership by Design: How to Do More Good for Kids and Feel Better About Your Life's Work (Paperback)

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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 01/12/2009
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'This book offers aspiring and veteran school leaders insightful, practical, and proven strategies to successfully acquire and thrive in meaningful professional positions' - David Freitas, Professor

Indiana University South Bend

Given the challenges of today's educational environment, a headteacher's career is far from predictable-but it can be a purposeful and successful journey. This essential guide helps educators take charge of their careers, advance professionally, and leave a legacy of stronger schools and improved learning opportunities for children.

Based on the best-selling author's extensive school leadership experience, this book helps readers wisely navigate their careers and stay true to their values. The author addresses concerns for readers at every stage of professional life-from highly experienced administrators to those aspiring to leadership positions. Readers will find personal coaching on leading both oneself and others, including:

- The seven critical choices that shape school leadership, from setting goals to choosing the right battles

- Guidance on making tough calls and hard choices

- Advice on finding the right position and work environment and how to flourish personally and professionally

- Numerous real-life examples of how education leaders face and overcome challenges and build effective learning environments

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412969062
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 420 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 12 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This book offers aspiring and veteran school leaders insightful, practical, and proven strategies to successfully acquire and thrive in meaningful professional positions." -- David Freitas, Professor
"A warm, personal approach to leadership which reflects a writer with a deep sense of the value of every person and a deep spirituality designed for doing the most good for the most people, especially the students. Prospective leaders can benefit greatly from this work." -- Sister Camille Anne Campbell, Secondary School Principal

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