Leadership, According to Solomon: A Story of One School Leader's Quest for Wisdom

Leadership, According to Solomon: A Story of One School Leader's Quest for Wisdom

by Jan Irons Harris

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Overview

This book is a story that delineates seven qualities, according to Solomon, that successful, wise leaders possess.Through the stories and admonitions, which rely on real-life experiences and the timeless wisdom of Solomon, Jan Irons Harris is able to offer refreshing encouragement to school administrators who often feel overwhelmed by the weight of their daily burdens.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475830118
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/18/2017
Pages: 180
Sales rank: 691,292
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Dr. Jan Irons Harris is a lifelong educator whose mission is to teach others a better way of life through education, love, and by example, using her gifts of teaching and leading. Jan has served as a secondary math teacher, assistant principal, middle and high school principal, and superintendent. Currently, she serves as superintendent of Dade County Schools in Trenton, GA.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Distinguished Professor Yong Zhao
Preface by Dr. Eric Mackey
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Prologue
Solomon, The Wise King: A Leader Who Solved Problems
Seven Qualities of Wise Leaders:
1. Wise Leaders are Visionary.
2. Wise Leaders are Seekers of Knowledge.
3. Wise Leaders are Ethical.
4. Wise Leaders are Humble.
5. Wise Leaders are Self-Controlled.
6. Wise Leaders Seek Counsel.
7. Wise Leaders Understand Others.
Conclusion: The Foolish, The Wicked, and The Wise
Epilogue
Appendices:
A: Webster’s Dictionary of Terms
B: Proverbs Related to Seven Qualities
C: Reflective Questions
D: Excerpt from Dr. Spivey’s Portfolio
E: A Note About Childhaven - Dr. Jim Wright
References
Contributors
About the Author

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