Jeffrey Shields' Blog

CEO Notebook | Conversations around school mergers have shifted from reactive to proactive. It’s not about failure, but rather preparing for the future. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...
CEO Notebook | Between the whirlwind activities of March and May, take some time to think strategically in April.  Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO For this issue of CEO Notebook, ...
Projections | The threats are real. So are the resources, tools, knowledge and expertise that will help you address them. From the March/April 2019 Net Assets magazine C Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA ...
CEO Notebook | In San Diego, we learned that bringing creativity, passion and play into a routine of discipline and focus pays off. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO I’m still coasting ...
CEO Notebook | Data show independent school finances improved last year, in terms of net tuition revenue, expendable financial resources and annual giving.  Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...
CEO Notebook | From relying on resumes to ineffective interviews, these common mistakes can be avoided. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Hiring season is upon us. During a recent meeting ...
CEO Notebook | This year’s recipients, Dallas Joseph and Debra Wilson, exemplify service and support to the national independent school business officer community. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President ...
Projections | To truly innovate and map out a mission-centered, financially sustainable future, we must harness our best thinking. This calls for greater diversity of thought, experiences and perspectives. From ...
CEO Notebook | Heads of schools, boards of trustees and other school leaders are expecting more from the business office.  Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO A new year is upon us. I always ...
CEO Notebook | This year's high points include enhanced data sharing and a new compliance guidebook.  Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ‘Tis the season of many things, including making ...