`As I read this book, I found aspects of myself-my personal and professional behaviour-on almost every page! I was able to put the coping strategies in the book to immediate use with little effort and great results! A must when our time is so limited' - Kaye L Peery, Administrator
Springer Municipal Schools Springer, NM
`School leaders are subjected to stress in all aspects of their work. Brock and Grady present a realistic approach to dealing with stress that can benefit every school leader' -
Ron Joekel, Executive Director Emeritus Phi Delta Kappa International
Much has been written on teacher stress and how to cope with it . . . but now best-selling authors Barbara L Brock and Marilyn L Grady turn their expert attention to administrator burnout in this unique and powerful new "how-to" book.
Avoiding Burnout presents real-world success stories from individual school administrators across the country. How do they handle stress and burnout? What can be learned from their individual challenges and solutions? Principals at all levels will learn a great deal about:
The nature of stress
Stress triggers and response mechanisms
Capitalizing on work stress
Effective time management and interpersonal skills
Caring for yourself
. . . including a set of comprehensive resources that offer additional tools for self-assessment and taking action.
A unique and useful new guide that offers school leaders at all levels an important opportunity for professional development and personal reflection.