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, not 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-known leaders from different fields. These experts offer advice that will teach and inspire you as you learn to maximize your own leadership potential.

chapter |2 pages


chapter 1|10 pages

Know Your Own Leadership Style

chapter 2|9 pages

Develop Your Strengths

chapter 3|8 pages

Develop Those You Lead

chapter 4|7 pages

Be a Leader, Not Just a Manager

chapter 5|9 pages

Find Your Voice

chapter 6|8 pages

Influence School Culture

chapter 7|9 pages

Be Accountable to Those You Lead

chapter 8|10 pages

Communicate Effectively

chapter 9|10 pages

Lead with Wisdom

chapter 10|8 pages

Becoming Resilient and Persevering

chapter 11|8 pages

Lead with EQ vs. IQ

chapter 13|8 pages

Be Flexible, Adaptable, and Creative

chapter 14|9 pages

Respond Effectively to Crisis

chapter 15|8 pages

Know When to Seek Help

chapter 16|4 pages