AGAINST THE WIND
LEADERSHIP AT 36,000 FEET
The transition to mid- and top-level educational leadership is often full of unexpected turbulence, confusing conversations, and mind-boggling navigational dilemmas that can send even the best leader into a tailspin. In her book, Against the Wind: Leadership at 36,000 Feet, Dr. Donya Ball helps administrators learn to face these challenges with courage and resilience. Several experienced top-level leaders join Dr. Ball in sharing their experiences, lessons, and advice. With hope, wisdom, and humor, they provide strategies for preventing problems, developing charisma, and facing adversity with confidence.
ADJUSTING THE SAILS
WEATHERING THE STORMS OF
Educational leadership is full of challenging experiences, humiliating disappointments, and mind-boggling changes that can send the best leader into a tailspin. In her book, Weathering the Storms of Administrative Leadership, Dr. Donya Ball helps administrators learn to face these challenges with grace and poise. Whether just beginning their journey or well along the path of leadership, administrators will learn to admit mistakes, develop communication skills, pivot during disaster and crisis situations, and build a branding strategy to present themselves effectively to the watching world. This book will be your guide as you embark into a difficult leadership world for which there is often no roadmap. The relatable anecdotes and practical guidance will help you weather the storms and adjust your sails to navigate the ever-changing tides of the educational world.