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Mindful Leadership A Brain-Based Framework

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ISBN-10: 1412964105

ISBN-13: 9781412964104

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Nancy Stanford-Blair, Michael H. Dickmann, Michael Haley Dickmann

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Unleash the power of the leadership-brain connection! Aligning leadership with current research on human intelligence, this guide provides school leaders with a visionary framework for understanding how mindful leadership significantly impacts growth and achievement in school communities. This updated edition of Connecting Leadership to the Brain is reorganized into three major parts, presents a greater focus on core concepts, and offers an expanded, reader-friendly chapter format. Readers will find: Specific examples on how to link knowledge about the nature of intelligence to standard leadership practice Structured reflection exercises that connect specific content to personal context…    
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 10/23/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Nancy Stanford-Blair is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and the Leadership Center at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She also serves as a leadership, learning, and development consultant to education, corporate, and service organizations.

Michael Dickmann is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and the Leadership Center at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He also serves as a leadership, learning, and development consultant to education, corporate, and service organizations. He is coauthor (with Nancy Stanford-Blair) of Leading With the Brain in Mind: 101 Brain-Compatible Practices for Leaders (Corwin Press 2003) and the second edition ofnbsp; Mindful Leadership nbsp;(Corwin Press 2008).

Preface to the Second Edition: A Refined Framework
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction: Tightening the Connection
Perception of Connection
How the Book Unfolds
Your Role
Breaking Through
A Louis Moment
Louis's Moment
Breakthrough Happens
Shift Follows
A Mindful Moment
Summary Observations
Reader Reflection
A New Sense of Nature
What's a Brain For?
An Intriguing Matter
A Definition in Progress
A Revealing Moment
Summary Observations
Reader Reflection
A New Sense of Leadership
Of Assumed Value
Familiar But Elusive
Basic in Nature
Influenced by Context
Theorized in Context
Primed to Evolve
Summary Observations
Reader Reflection
A Mindful Framework
The Mindful Connection
The Meaning of Mindful
The Means to be Mindful
Attention to Information
Articulation of Perception
Application to Practice
Adjustment From Experience
Summary Observations
Reader Reflection
Minding Revelation
Physiological Nature
The Physiological Base
The Gist of It
Essence
Implications
Reader Reflection
Social Nature
Getting to Know You and Me and We
The Gist of It
Essence
Implications
Reader Reflection
Emotional Nature
This Emotional Life
The Gist of It
Essence
Implications
Reader Reflection
Constructive Nature
Genius
The Gist of It
Essence
Implications
Reader Reflection
Reflective Nature
Imagine
The Gist of It
Essence
Implications
Reader Reflection
Dispositional Nature
Disposition Fair and Foul
The Gist of It
Essence
Implications
Reader Reflection
Following Through
Mindful Leadership
The Mindful Leader
Mindful Purpose
Mindful Attention
Mindful Articulation
Mindful Application
Mindful Adjustment
Mindful Conclusions
Summary Observations
Reader Reflection
Mindful Shift
Confronting the Box
Pushing Perception
Stepping Out
Summary Observations
Reader Reflection
Glossary
References
Index