I don't want to live in a land of confusion - let's put this right.
Back in November 2019 - before the world went bonkers I wrote a blog on Positive Thinking and the School Business Manager. Maybe my positivity abandoned me at the time as it was never published and it has languished in my draft folder all this time. But can I tell you, I am in need... Continue Reading →
Put aside all the theories and cliches about School Business Leadership. Is it time for a new approach?
Dear Anna, We have recently joined a MAT and they are deleting all the SBM posts as not necessary. What do you see as the role of the SBM in a MAT?
Being a School Business Manager can often be Mission Impossible - so remember when things get difficult, it's just a walk in the park for the SBM!
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!
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!