Leadership

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  • Endowment
  • | Governance

Endowments and Governance: 5 Key Insights This item is protected.

Results from a recent survey reveal best practices for enhancing financial governance and strategies for sustained intergenerational equity.
4 min read

CEO Notebook  

  • Culture
  • | Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Leadership

Healing and Humor in Atlanta

A message of humor and inspiration from 2024 NBOA Annual Meeting Speaker Bertice Berry.
4 min read
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  • Culture
  • | Performance Management

Bridging the Gap in Multi-Generational Workplaces

Challenging preconceived notions around age is key to understanding generational differences and fostering a collaborative workforce.
4 min read
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Other Duties As Assigned  

  • Leadership
  • | Summer Camp

Build That Bridge

It's up to the business officer to earn trust with faculty. Teaching is one way to do it.
5 min read
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Strategies  

  • Change Management
  • | Technology

Transitioning to a Cloud-Based Student Information System This item is protected.

Data utilization and information management improved significantly thanks to marketing and technology leaders’ collaboration.
4 min read
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Voices from the Field  

  • Governance
  • | Research

From Numbers to Narratives This item is protected.

Institutional research can uncover critical trends and help schools get ahead of potential issues. Eric Heilman shares how schools might get started.
10 min read
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  • Communication
  • | Leadership

Optimized, Optimistic Operations & Outcomes This item is protected.

How to create efficiency and effectiveness using the Entrepreneurial Operating System.
11 min read

CEO Notebook  

  • Human Resources
  • | Leadership

Winning Buy-In for a Better Year

With a focus on impact now, we’ll conclude this new school year with a real sense of accomplishment.
3 min read
Artificial intelligence

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  • Accounting
  • | Audit
  • | Legal
  • | Technology

DIY AI: Business Applications (Part 2)

AI has never been more accessible, and it will impact every corner of the independent school business office.
13 min read
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  • Culture
  • | Technology

Data Tracking That Advances School Culture

Faculty and staff who are empowered to leverage data can tailor interventions and foster a more supportive and inclusive learning environment.
6 min read

CEO Notebook  

  • Culture
  • | Leadership

Leading The Ted Lasso Way

Mastering the art of optimism can empower leaders to inspire their teams, navigate challenges with grace and forge a forward-looking organizational culture.
4 min read
Artificial intelligence

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  • Change Management
  • | Leadership
  • | Technology

DIY AI: Key Considerations (Part 1)

AI has never been more accessible, and it will impact every corner of the independent school business office.
13 min read
Howard Richmond
  • Leadership
  • | Membership

Unsung Hero: Howard Richmond, Krieger Schechter Day School

With a commitment to process management, Howard's financial stewardship paved the way for lasting improvements at Krieger Schechter Day School.
2 min read
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Other Duties As Assigned  

  • Culture
  • | Membership

No Child Left Inside

This business officer has helped lead more than 100 outdoor trips for students, from cross-country skiing to mountain biking to backpacking.
4 min read

CEO Notebook  

  • Leadership

I Swam with a Shark — and Returned Invigorated

Shark Tank star and entrepreneur Daymond John can inspire all of us to be better leaders.
4 min read
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Voices from the Field  

  • Leadership
  • | Membership

End Games

Long-time business officers share how they chose to wrap up their careers.
7 min read
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  • Boards and Trustees
  • | Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Leadership

The Business Case for DEI: Supporting the Board’s DEI Goals This item is protected.

Tracking data, assessing vendors and working with the investment committee are just a few ways business officers can play a role in board level DEI work.
12 min read

Strategies  

  • Boards and Trustees
  • | Budget

A Snapshot of School Finances This item is protected.

This one-pager provides trustees with the information they need to spend their time together on strategy.
5 min read

CEO Notebook  

  • Culture
  • | Leadership

Meetings and Greetings with Purpose

8 takeaways to make your gatherings — be it a staff meeting, board retreat or birthday celebration — more meaningful.
5 min read
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  • Human Resources
  • | Leadership

Riding the Waves: Managing Risk in the Mental Health Crisis: Staff This item is protected.

With mental health risks at all-time highs, school leaders can help both staff and students “ride the waves” of emotion while protecting the school.
12 min read

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