August 24, 2023

The Strategic Decision: Choosing a Planning Process that Fits the School's History and Culture

The Responsibility of the Board of Trustees: Mission and Strategic Thinking The word “trustee” conveys the responsibility of boards of independent schools to hold the mission […]
August 24, 2023

A Mission That Resonates in a Soft Admissions Market

This consultant has worked with hundreds of schools on marketing. Marketing begins with mission. Most mission statements are worthless as marketing tools. They may be no […]
August 24, 2023

Managing The Bottom Line:

The Impact of the Finance Committee, Financial Audits and Marketing the Mission GOVERNANCE AND FINANCE: THE ROLE OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE When asked the most important […]
August 24, 2023

Profit Centers: Has Your School Tapped These Revenue Sources?

Profit centers are growing in use in independent schools. They have been major sources of revenue for years for colleges and universities, yet independent schools tend […]
August 24, 2023

Income Opportunities In Tight Economic Times

With the value of their investment portfolios declining or uncertain, independent school parents may be decreasing their discretionary spending and charitable donations. However, from the research […]
August 24, 2023

The Nine Sacred Cows Of Financial Management:

How To Get a Handle On Controlling Expenses and Increasing Income For independent schools all sources of income and expense are like the various points on […]
August 24, 2023

Strategic Planning: Leading and Not Following the Process

Strategic planning does not have to be a complex, drawn out process that takes a year to conclude. And yet many schools find themselves in interminable […]
August 24, 2023

Fall Out from Strategic Planning

A new client recently contacted me to say that a consulting firm had used a “broad brush” approach to strategic planning at his School by engaging […]
August 24, 2023

Transitions, Strategic Planning and.. Failure: How to Avoid the Trap

Schools which attempt major change or a new strategic plan at the same time as a head transition often run into difficulties. The effort is made […]
Transitions, Strategic Planning and.. Failure: How to Avoid the Trap
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