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ERIC Number: ED495598
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan-22
Pages: 256
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-7619-3860-6
Survival Skills for the Principalship: A Treasure Chest of Time-Savers, Short-Cuts, and Strategies to Help You Keep a Balance in Your Life
Blaydes, John
Corwin Press
Today's principals face unique challenges--demands of time, knowledge, and organization which take their toll on even the most flexible leader. This compilation of resources offers practical, ready-to-use solutions to the issues and dilemmas facing principals every day. These valuable resources can be consulted for years to come as a long-term support that will enable one to use their time and energy more effectively, reduce personal stress, spark new ideas and programs, and enhance effectiveness as an inspirational school leader. Inside are: highly practical strategies for strengthening a school's instructional program; tips, ideas, and techniques for creating a climate of excellence in school; ways to lighten up, laugh more, and bring humor to the school community; proven strategies used by award-winning principals to maintain balance in their lives; and methods for managing the impact of stress on the principal's performance and renew energy for the important work of the principalship. Also available is "Survival Skills for the Principalship: CD Companion" (ED495597), a complement to the insightful book brimming with time-saving tips and shortcuts. The CD is PC and Mac compatible. Following an introduction, this book is divided into four sections: (1) Blueprint for Leadership in 21st Century Schools: Mastering the Changes, Challenges, and Complexities of the Principalship; (2) Mastering the Skills of Resiliency; (3) Mastering the Skills of Renewal; and (4) Mastering the Skills of Reflection. An index is also included.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
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