viii Contents Reinvent the idea of quilting bees 37 Seek the children’s ideas 37 Put images and words together 38 Develop a vision statement together 38 Represent pieces of your vision with blocks 41 Practice Assessing Yourself as a Visionary Leader 41 Chapter 2 — A Framework for Your Work 45 Looking for tips and techniques 46 Learning about balance 49 taking bright Ideas from the business World 52 Considering a triangle Framework 54 The Roles of Managing and Overseeing 55 The Roles of Coaching and Mentoring 56 The Roles of Building and Supporting Community 58 Consider How Different Directors respond 59 The Scenario 59 Rhonda’s Approach 59 Donovan’s Approach 60 Maria’s Approach 60 Analyzing the Three Approaches 61 using the triangle Framework 63 Building and Supporting Community 63 Coaching and Mentoring 64 Managing and Overseeing 64 Practice using the triangle Framework 65 Scenario 1: New Director Dilemma 66 Scenario 2: Messing with Michael 67 Practice Assessing Yourself 69