The Mindful School Leader

The Mindful School Leader Author Valerie Brown
ISBN-10 9781483303093
Release 2014-12-23
Pages 256
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Big results come from small steps. Written with school leaders in mind, this inspirational yet practical handbook teaches you how to add mindfulness into your day, bit by bit, whether you are sitting in your office or walking down the hall. With mindfulness, you will get better at managing meetings, responding creatively to complex situations, and achieving resilience—you will become a more effective leader and a more positive force for your staff and students. Features include: Real-life profiles of mindful school leaders Practice exercises to try right away Guidance so you know if you are “doing it right” Hard-to-find resources, including mindfulness apps



Search Inside Yourself

Search Inside Yourself Author Chade-Meng Tan
ISBN-10 9783641095499
Release 2012-09-26
Pages 352
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Die beste Suchmaschine ist unser Geist Seit 2007 bietet Google seinen Mitarbeitern ein Programm für persönliches Wachstum an: »Search inside yourself«. Den Anstoß dazu gab Chade-Meng Tan, ein Google-Ingenieur, der diesen Acht-Wochen-Kurs zusammen mit renommierten Wissenschaftlern wie Jon Kabat-Zinn und Daniel Goleman entwickelte. »Search inside yourself« bietet ein Achtsamkeitstraining, um emotionale Intelligenz zu erlernen, mit dem Ziel, zufriedener, gelassener, kreativer und schließlich auch erfolgreicher zu werden. Es umfasst Übungen und Meditationen, um die Konzentration zu verbessern, die Selbstwahrnehmung zu erhöhen und nützliche mentale Gewohnheiten zu entwickeln. Bei Google ist dieses Trainingsprogramm äußerst beliebt und nachgefragt. Chade-Meng Tan macht es nun erstmals öffentlich zugänglich. Mit Leichtigkeit und Witz, und dabei stets wissenschaftlich fundiert (er ist ja Ingenieur!) zeigt er einen etwas anderen, jedoch sehr vielversprechenden Weg zu Kreativität und Lebensglück. Und wenn das bei Google funktioniert – warum nicht auch bei uns?



The Mindful Leader

The Mindful Leader Author Michael Carroll
ISBN-10 0834822628
Release 2008-12-16
Pages 256
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A new generation of business leaders is turning to mindfulness as a cutting-edge leadership tool. Scientific research suggests that the practice of mindfulness (a technique for learning to live in the present moment) can help individuals to gain clarity, reduce stress, optimize performance, and develop a greater sense of well-being. In The Mindful Leader, Michael Carroll explains what mindfulness is and how to develop it in the hectic and often stressful environment of the twenty-first century workplace. He focuses on ten key principles of mindfulness and how they apply to leading groups and organizations. Along the way, Carroll addresses a range of topics, including how to: heal the "toxic workplace," where anxiety and stress impede performance cultivate courage and confidence in the face of workplace difficulties pursue organizational goals without neglecting what’s happening here and now lead with wisdom and gentleness, not just with ambition and power start a personal meditation practice to develop your innate leadership talents Full of engaging stories and practical exercises, The Mindful Leader will help leaders in any field to discover their innate intelligence, bravery, and joy on the job.



Leadership Challenge

Leadership Challenge Author James M. Kouzes
ISBN-10 3527503749
Release 2009
Pages 382
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Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.



The Mindful Teacher

The Mindful Teacher Author Dennis Shirley
ISBN-10 9780807772522
Release 2016
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This new and expanded edition of the bestselling The Mindful Teacher provides educators everywhere with practical ideas for improving teaching and learning. Dennis Shirley and Elizabeth MacDonald have created “Mindful Teacher” seminars that enable teachers to focus their craft so that students can learn with dignity and purpose. This updated second edition includes completely new sections on the promise of teacher leadership, the strengths and perils of technology, and schools in the midst of change. The Mindful Teacher is an indispensable and timely resource for all educators who seek to transform schools into places of learning and joy. The Mindful Teacher describes real educators in real schools working with real students. It bridges the rapidly evolving field of mindfulness studies with educators’ life-long quests for substantial and sustainable improvements in the educations we provide our students. “This updated and expanded second edition of The Mindful Teacher presents a truly inspiring vision of educational change. It is essential reading for all who agree that it is time to spark a quiet revolution of learning in which teachers and their students can truly flourish.” —Michael Schratz, president of the International Congress of School Effectiveness and Improvement “When reforms in some education systems result in alienated teaching rather than improved learning, it takes a book like The Mindful Teacher to remind all that education has deeper meaning and substance than merely achieving performance indicators. This book has a very important message for all educators!” —Pak Tee Ng, National Institute of Education, Singapore, author of Educational Change in Singapore



Why School Leaders Need Vision

Why School Leaders Need Vision Author Bruce S. Cooper
ISBN-10 9781475833447
Release 2017-09-15
Pages 126
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The concept of “visionary” leadership is defined and applied in this book, as “supervision in schools” requires a level of “SUPER VISION” that can be best developed through quality leadership, mentoring -- and mutual ideas, and support -- for adding more value to the school. This book shows just how vision is important and useful in all schools and districts. Time has thus come to find, build, and use high-quality visionary school leadership in its many dimensions; thus, this book takes at least ten different views (in the chapters) of the visionary roles and functions of education leadership in K-12 -- building on the roles, theories, and visionary actions of key players in the schools. No single perspective is enough, as all views must work in concert to the benefit of teachers and students, today. School leaders, moreover, need to have their own vision about the following: (a) what their work entails; (b) their school should be and look like; and (c) what their staff and students (and schools) can achieve.



Im Alltag Ruhe finden

Im Alltag Ruhe finden Author Jon Kabat-Zinn
ISBN-10 9783426421734
Release 2013-05-02
Pages 224
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Meditieren kann man im Gehen, im Stehen und im Liegen, zu Hause und unterwegs, beim Treppensteigen und sogar beim Geschirrspülen. Dieser Meditationsklassiker enthält eine Fülle von Übungen, mit denen man einerseits lernt, sich voll zu konzentrieren, andererseits aber auch, richtig abzuschalten. Meditation ist ein einfach umzusetzendes Mittel, den Alltag besser zu bewältigen sowie um ruhiger und gelassener zu werden und gesund zu bleiben.



The Mindful Coach

The Mindful Coach Author Doug Silsbee
ISBN-10 9780470579619
Release 2010-01-21
Pages 288
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Praise for The Mindful Coach "Success in business is predicated on eliciting the best from people. The Mindful Coach clearly articulates the essentials of how to do this. As someone who believes deeply in the potential of all people, I found Silsbee's approach both practical and profound. This is a must-read for everyone concerned with people and learning."—Arthur M. Blank, philanthropist; cofounder, The Home Depot; and owner and CEO, Atlanta Falcons "The Mindful Coach is not just another coaching model. It is a frame of reference for anyone involved in developing people. This highly readable book should serve as a reference for anyone genuinely concerned about helping others. It has had a significant impact on the way I approach coaching and developing others."—James N. Bassett, M.E?d., employee development, Institute of Nuclear Power Operations "The Mindful Coach digs deeply, offering a lens and structure for understanding the intimate and necessary connection between relationships and human development. No other skill set, knowledge, or awareness is more important to educators, leaders, and managers than what is presented in this precious volume."—Robert C. Pianta, Ph.D., dean, Curry School of Education, University of ?Virginia "This revised edition provides the structure for presence, through which new solutions become available. This book itself is a practice in the art of 'becoming,' while providing a clear action framework for powerfully engaging others with their own development. Silsbee has provided a gift to leaders, teachers, and coaches!"—Connie Maltbie-Shulas, manager, V-22 Training Systems, Boeing "This book has broad appeal not only for coaches, but also for managers, executives, and consultants. Leaders of all kinds can benefit from Silsbee's clear and caring process for bringing out the best in people. This is a must-read book for anyone who wants to jump-start themselves and others on their journey to their potential."—Diana Whitney, Ph.D., author, The Power of Appreciative Inquiry "This is the guide for leaders committed to helping others learn. The seven roles will help any leader facilitate more meaningful development conversations. This new edition engaged me instantly, with immediate applications in key relationships."—Darelyn "DJ" Mitsch, MCC, president, The Pyramid Resource Group; former president, The International Coach Federation



Mindful Leadership

Mindful Leadership Author Janice Marturano
ISBN-10 3867811296
Release 2015-04-27
Pages 224
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Mindful Leadership has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Mindful Leadership also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Mindful Leadership book for free.



Gesund durch Meditation

Gesund durch Meditation Author Jon Kabat-Zinn
ISBN-10 9783426421383
Release 2013-09-26
Pages 464
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Mit dieser vollkommen überarbeiteten und aktualisierten Neuausgabe der beliebten Kurzfassung des MBSR-Klassikers wird eine Erfolgsgeschichte fortgesetzt. MBSR (mindfulness-based stress reduction) ist ein wissenschaftlich geprüftes Achtsamkeitstraining bestehend aus Meditationen, Atem- und Yogaübungen. Die Methode wird auch im deutschsprachigen Raum immer erfolgreicher, was die ständige steigende Anzahl von angebotenen Kursen zeigt. Diese Taschenbuch-Ausgabe bietet den optimalen Einstieg für alle, die sich mit der MBSR-Methode befassen wollen.



The Practice of School Reform

The Practice of School Reform Author James Nehring
ISBN-10 1438428464
Release 2009-10-06
Pages 140
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Provides practical advice for educators struggling for change.



Brain Science for Principals

Brain Science for Principals Author Linda L. Lyman
ISBN-10 9781475824339
Release 2016-04-28
Pages 184
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Brain Science for Principals: What School Leaders Need to Know features leadership of learning from the perspective of recent findings of educational neuroscience. Each chapter explores a question related to learning and offers practical suggestions for principals. Divided into six sections, each of the 24 short chapters can stand alone or the book can be read cover-to-cover. The opening section explains how understanding brain neuroplasticity changes belief in fixed intelligence. A partial list of subjects explored in the book includes neurogenesis, neurodiversity, memory, brain fitness, the emotional connection, effects of stress, poverty, embodied cognition, movement, mindset, ELL issues, multitasking, the role of the arts, ages and stages of the brain, emotional intelligence, creating resonance, and maintaining mindfulness. The conclusion underscores how neuroscientifically literate principals can enhance learning and advance social justice. Writers of the book anticipate a future when educational neuroscience findings about learning become part of the education of every principal and school leader. Knowing how the brain works is the key to the future of education.



The Mindfulness Edge

The Mindfulness Edge Author Matt Tenney
ISBN-10 9781119183181
Release 2016-03-07
Pages 288
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"The Ultimate Success Habit is an in-depth exploration of the benefits of mindfulness training with a very clear and persuasive value proposition: the practice can actually rewire the brain in ways that improve nearly every area of leadership (see the draft of the introduction below for more detail). The book is also a practical how-to manual for seamlessly integrating mindfulness training into daily life without adding anything to our already busy schedules. Mindfulness training has been shown through extensive research to not only change the brain in ways that are important for leadership, but that also allow us to be happier, more compassionate human beings -- the ultimate goals of human existence"--



Zur Besinnung kommen

Zur Besinnung kommen Author Jon Kabat-Zinn
ISBN-10 393685582X
Release 2008
Pages 664
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Zur Besinnung kommen has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Zur Besinnung kommen also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Zur Besinnung kommen book for free.



Wege statt Irrwege

Wege statt Irrwege Author James Allworth
ISBN-10 9783864702655
Release 2015-02-05
Pages 224
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Scheidungen, kein Kontakt zu den Kindern, Gefängnis wegen Betrugs - all das hat Harvard-Professor Clayton M. Christensen bei ehemaligen Kommilitonen gesehen und es hat ihn zum Nachdenken angeregt: Wie konnte es so weit kommen? Und wie macht man es besser? Seine Überlegungen führten Christensen zu den drei grundlegenden Fragen: Wie führe ich ein glückliches und sinnerfülltes Privatleben? Wie werde ich beruflich erfolgreich und habe Freude an meiner Arbeit? Und wie vermeide ich es, im Gefängnis zu landen? Er findet die Antworten in Wirtschaftstheorien, die er auf persönliche Lebensentscheidungen überträgt - so zum Beispiel die Einführung einer Familienkultur, um den eigenen Kindern Leitlinien an die Hand zu geben. Dabei gibt er jedoch nicht rigide Verhaltensregeln vor, sondern liefert Denkanstöße, mit deren Hilfe der Leser zu seiner ganz persönlichen, maßgeschneiderten Strategie für ein erfülltes und erfolgreiches Leben gelangt.



The Mindful Brain Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well Being

The Mindful Brain  Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well Being Author Daniel J. Siegel
ISBN-10 0393068706
Release 2007-04-17
Pages 416
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A new framework for maintaining mental health and well-being. From the author of the internationally-acclaimed best-selling text The Developing Mind, and esteemed leader and educator in the field of mental health, comes the first book ever to integrate neuroscience research with the ancient art of mindfulness. The result is a groundbreaking approach to not simply mental health, but life in general, which shows readers how personal awareness and attunement can actually stimulate emotional circuits in the brain, leading to a host of physiological benefits, including greater well-being, resilience, emotional balance, and improved cardiac and immune function. For clinicians and laypeople alike, Siegel’s illuminating discussions of the power of the focused mind provide a wealth of ideas that can transform our lives and deepen our connections with others, and with ourselves.



Geben und Nehmen

Geben und Nehmen Author Adam Grant
ISBN-10 3426301164
Release 2016-06-01
Pages 448
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Geben und Nehmen has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Geben und Nehmen also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Geben und Nehmen book for free.