ERIC Number: ED495594
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-7
Reference Count: 0
The Hidden Leader: Leadership Lessons on the Potential Within
Brubaker, Dale L.; Coble, Larry D.
The best leaders are visionaries--individuals who possess a strong sense of purpose that inspires and motivates others. This book offers practical tools and insights designed to help school leaders access the power of their personal vision and translate it into truly dynamic leadership. This exciting new guide to becoming an authentic leader is essential for new leaders who wish to be effective from day one, and for seasoned leaders who seek personal and professional revitalization. As school leaders begin the process of self-assessment and take responsibility for their own professional development as a leader, they will discover how to motivate others in their organizations to do the same. Included in this book are: powerful essays about highly successful leaders, designed to stimulate thought and discussion; practical activities and exercises illustrating techniques to help leaders engage themselves and others; encouraging tips for leading-from large audiences to small meetings; and helpful tools to assist the reader in identifying leadership talents in oneself and others. This book is divided into two parts. Part I, Prelude to Leadership, presents chapters: (1) The Power of Vision; (2) The Power of Identifying and Using Your Talents; (3) The Power of Learning; (4) The Power of Competence; (5) The Power of Wanting to Be There; and (6) The Power of Passion. Part II, The Leadership Journey, continues with chapters: (7) The Power of Hope; (8) The Power of Keeping the Fire; (9) The Power of Determination; (10) The Power of Gratitude; (11) The Power of Private Victories; (12) The Power of Your Moral Compass; and (13) The Power of Coaching and Mentoring. The book also contains: a foreword (Terrence Deal); an introduction; an appendix; notes; a list of references; and an index.
Descriptors: Leadership, Motivation Techniques, Strategic Planning, Individual Power, Talent Identification, Competence, Altruism, Aspiration, Expectation, Success, Moral Values, Mentors, Tutoring, Self Concept Measures, Leadership Qualities, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Training, Guidance Programs, Textbook Content, Book Reviews
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