Learn how to become a leader who truly empowers and inspires others. This practical book shows you how to move from being a manager or administrator who simply gets things done to a leader who motivates others to succeed, creating a more positive work environment. The book covers 15 keys to success that can be used by those in any type of leadership position, from superintendent to principal to department chair or teacher-leader. You'll discover how to...* Determine your own leadership style; * Develop your strengths; * Develop those you lead; * Be a leader, t just a manager; * Find your voice; * Influence school culture; * Be accountable to those you lead; * Communicate effectively; * Lead with EQ vs IQ; * Be flexible, adaptable, and creative; * Respond effectively to crisis; * and much more! Each chapter provides a variety of strategies for building a particular skill. It also features interviews with well-kwn leaders from different fields. These experts offer advice that will teach and inspire you as you learn to maximize your own leadership potential.
Brad Johnson is an international speaker in the field of education. He has spent over 20 years in the education field and currently teaches graduate courses in leadership. Julie Sessions has worked in education for 21 years. She is currently a lower school curriculum coordinator at Porter-Gaud School in Charleston, South Carolina.