I'm a big fan of Brian Cox...but I have noticed that there are two problems...
Eyes are very precious. When you notice something unusual, get it checked out. Then sit in the opticians and consider how important teamwork is to an organisation.
In the same style as Baz Luhrmann's song "Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)", let's lay out the truths of School Business Leadership.
What if we could bring together School Business Leaders (SBL) for a day of workshops designed and run by practising SBLs giving their time freely, with an amazing keynote speaker, an opportunity for networking...perhaps a spot of lunch? We did!
Throughout my life I've made choices. Some good ones, some which, with hindsight, were perhaps not so clever. We make choices that shape our life and we live with them.
We may be able to survive the here and now but by inequitably and under funding our children's education will bring consequences and we risk failing the whole human race!
I believe the School Business Professional needs their own career pathways and recognised progression...
The variety of the role of SBM is what most of us love about it but, at the end of March I'm taking it to a whole new level!
Every so often something comes along that changes the landscape. Something that you just have to get out in front of. Something that can't be ignored... Integrated Curriculum Financial Planning.
A snow day is a true test of the SBL skill in handling conflicting demands and prioritising. I'm thinking of making it an interview test...
three vital traits a School Business Leader needs for success in our currently fast-changing and challenging industry... Adaptability, Resilience, Confidence
Blogging is such a good way to share good practice...and its an excellent well-being tool. Why not join in?
I think we all need to start accepting the team effort that goes into educating our children, as well as our roles within the process.
The ISBL Conference 2018 called for School Business Leaders to get out there, share skills and be professionally generous...