The Mindful School Leader: Practices to Transform Your Leadership and School with Kirsten Olsen
July 27, 2015
Hosted by Georgetown ITL Faculty
Big results come from small steps. If you think you don’t have time for mindfulness, think again. This handbook, named a Best Courageous Book of 2014 by The Center for Courage and Renewal, was written with school leaders in mind, but the perspective that it offers can help any leader with a challenging work load and endless responsibilities to gain perspective and inner balance. When leaders add mindfulness into the day, bit by bit, it results in more effective leadership – and a more positive influence on faculty, staff and students. Join Host Kate Ebner for a conversation with Kirsten Olson, co-author of The Mindful School Leader to explore how practicing mindful can fit into your busy schedule – and transform your leadership and your organization.
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