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Grow yourself in order to grow your team. Do you spend your days managing others only to find you’re still putting out fire after fire? What if there was a better way to get things done? There is—leadership coaching is disrupting the scattered management era of education in all the right ways. Get the tools and strategies needed to transform how you think about school supervision that builds capacity, leadership, and learning. This book will help you:  • Learn to use neuroscience research productively  • Expand your use of communication skills  • Understand examples of leaders implementing coach–like behaviors into everyday practice to produce results  • Learn specific approaches to supervise and coach for growth  • Approach difficult conversations that impact thinking and change with ...

Leading With the Brain in Mind
Leading With the Brain in Mind

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.

Plato

In this chapter, we offer convincing reasons why successful leaders of today know and use key findings about the brain to better lead themselves and others to extraordinary results. We explain important facts about the workings of the brain and show practical ways to put the knowledge into specific leadership actions. We describe how leading is a matter of the head and the heart and emphasize the importance of creating a culture of respect, where working with emotions is a given rather than a rarity. We provide examples throughout the chapter and invite you to engage in practice so that you are ready ...

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