I had three separate conversations last week on how the role of the School Business Manager is changing. Conversations with strong advocates of the role telling me there is no way back now. That we all have to move forward in a new landscape of School Business Management. A landscape that probably doesn't include the... Continue Reading →
Put aside all the theories and cliches about School Business Leadership. Is it time for a new approach?
For this year's project I have decided that I'm not going to let this new-fangled technology beat me and I'm going to learn more about the design and management of this website
There are a lot of Myths surrounding the role of the School Business Leader, here are some ideas to dispel them...
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!
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...
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
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.