The Wounded Leader helps school leaders understand the experience of being wounded and the process of recovery so they can emerge from the crisis stronger and wiser. Through compelling stories that illustrate many of the common dilemmas faced by school leaders, the authors highlight the many paths to healing and show how even the most painful experience can be an opportunity for growth.
Part One: Ironic Blessings.
1. To the Stars Through Adversity(Ad Astra per Aspera).
2. Anatomy of a Wound: Where Does It Hurt?
Part Two: Wounded Leaders.
3. Great Expectations.
4. Fragile Power.
6. When the Bubble Bursts.
7. Trapped in a Cocoon.
8. The Trial.
9. Dancing on the Skillet.
Part Three: Looking for the Good Story.
10. Narrative Healing: Once Upon a Time.
11. What Wounding Teaches.
12. Seeking a Cure for Leadership.
Appendix A: Method of Inquiry.
Appendix B: Case Story.
“…A very thoughtful and considered book…”(The Occupational Psychologist, December 2002)