Jeffrey Shields' Blog

Growing To Serve You Better

CEO Notebook | New NBOA staff members are ready to serve. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO One of NBOA’s primary responsibilities is to understand and respond to your changing needs ...
CEO Notebook | Business officers may be natural servant leaders, but can also consciously cultivate diversity of thought, trust and future leadership. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...

Disciplined Innovation

CEO Notebook | Innovation is imperative in a competitive marketplace. Successful initiatives require not only creative thinking but also careful choices and clear communication. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE ...
Projections | The unspoken rules of handling financial aid have changed. A focus on pricing, discounting and NTR will help us secure true financial viability. From the November/December 2019 issue of Net Assets ...
CEO Notebook | Connecting with prospective families can shed light on your school’s budget while helping families feel confident about their investment in independent education. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA ...
CEO Notebook | Access data and tools that will help you lead your school to financial success. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Four years ago, when NBOA embarked on the journey to develop ...
CEO Notebook | Three tips for helping your board remain future-looking, mission-centric and resource-aware. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Earlier this month I had the pleasure of joining ...
CEO Notebook | Grace Lee will serve as NBOA legal counsel, one of many available resources to help school leaders manage employment practices. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Risk management ...

Projections: Data with Depth

Projections | Every school can use data in its strategic decision-making if it’s presented to leaders at the appropriate level. From the September/October 2019 NetAssets magazine Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, ...
CEO Notebook | What inspires you to tackle challenges — and gives you the energy to follow through — at your school? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO I’ve often wondered what it takes to ...