The Principal's Backpack: Tips and Tools for Managing Yourself (So You Can Manage Everything Else) (Become an Effective School Leader with These

The Principal's Backpack: Tips and Tools for Managing Yourself (So You Can Manage Everything Else) (Become an Effective School Leader with These cover

The Principal's Backpack: Tips and Tools for Managing Yourself (So You Can Manage Everything Else) (Become an Effective School Leader with These

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Principals know all too well the complexities of effective school leadership. To successfully navigate the journey's ups and downs, you'll need to rely on the appropriate gear. In The Principal's Backpack, Nancy Karlin Flynn draws on her background as a hiker and her experience leading schools to provide ways to not only survive but thrive as a school leader.


K-12 principals will:
  • Create a mental map for health and well-being with tips on getting organized, setting goals, decision making, and finding their purpose
  • Focus on psychological safety, know the laws, discover their strengths, create a network, and study their boss
  • Benefit from a wide variety of reproducible templates, handouts, models, paradigms, strategies, inventories, activities, and surveys
  • Build tactics on self-management and being mindful, staying calm, keeping their balance, using listening skills, expressing themselves, and stretching their limitations
  • Understand effective, realistic ways to engage in physical and emotional self-care
  • Learn how to unpack the events of the day by giving themselves some grace, having moments of self-reflection, laughing about it, recharging, and celebrating

Contents:
Introduction
Chapter 1: Mapping Your Route
Chapter 2: Packing Your Bag
Chapter 3: Navigating the Trail
Chapter 4: Unpacking Your Bag
Conclusion
References and Resources
Index.

ISBN: 9781958590058

ISBN-10: 9781958590058

Publisher: Solution Tree

Publication Date: 08/11/2023 - 12:00am

On Sale: 01/09/2023 - 12:00am

Pages: 168

Language: English

Categories

Leadership

Decision Making & Problem Solving

Administration - General