School Business Leadership, School Business Manager

Resilience? Pah!

School Business Managers need resilience in their armour and we write a lot about it. The impact it has on us, how we can use it to support our day-to-day and how we can nurture the skills required. But we all know there is a limit. I now recognise that I recently hit mine. The… Continue reading Resilience? Pah!

School Business Leadership, School Business Manager

SBL = ARC

We do love our acronyms in education. We all get so used to the likes of SBL, GAG, SEND and PP that it is sometimes difficult to remember there are some readers who aren't used to the language and I do appreciate that it must be hard for the uninitiated to keep up. Barry is… Continue reading SBL = ARC

School Business Leadership, School Business Manager

Eat, Sleep, SBM, Repeat.

I was reminded this morning by an SBL colleague of a move in an old computer game I used to play whereby I eventually discovered that the only way to win the level was to wait until every enemy was practically on top of you and then hit it with everything you had in a… Continue reading Eat, Sleep, SBM, Repeat.