Resilient school leaders : strategies for turning adversity into achievement / Jerry L. Patterson, Paul Kelleher.

Describes the three sources of resilience capacity--personal values, efficacy, and energy-- and explains how education leaders can increase their own resilience to adversity.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Patterson, Jerry L., 1944-
Other Authors: Kelleher, Paul, 1943-
Format: eBook
Published: Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, ©2005.
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Table of Contents:
  • A deeper meaning of resilience
  • Optimism in the face of the storm
  • Optimism and pessimism in action
  • Be clear about what matters most
  • Act on the courage of your convictions
  • Personal efficacy
  • How leaders sustain and strengthen personal efficacy
  • The meaning and importance of personal energy
  • How leaders sustain and increase energy
  • From personal resilience to team resilience
  • Bringing it all together: six strengths of resilient leaders
  • Appendix: the education leaders we interviewed.