Leadership

  • 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 ...

  • Leadership | Play shouldn’t be reserved for students at your school. It can help kids and adults alike cultivate curiosity, think creatively, inspire teams and deliver results. Kevin Carroll, innovation consultant, ...

  • Leadership | 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 ...

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  • Leadership | Keynote speakers will explore what it takes to accomplish extraordinary feats, which can be found very close to home. “Exploration is in our DNA,” said retired astronaut Mark Kelly in a 2015 interview. ...

  • Leadership | A snapshot of NBOA’s priorities, accomplishments and operational health in support of member schools during the 2018 fiscal year From the January/February 2019  Net Assets magazine Feature ...

  • Leadership | Disciplined creativity is a long-term growth strategy, according to Leadership Awards Lunch speaker Erik Wahl. Getting it right starts with commitment from the top. Interview by Leah Thayer ...

  • Leadership | Now a NetAssets.org tradition (since 2016!), here's a baker's dozen of articles from the past year: a mix of the most clicked, most provocative and most appreciated. We'll be back in January with ...

  • Leadership | From the archives: A conversation between Doris Kearns Goodwin, presidential historian, and Jeff Shields, NBOA's president and CEO. This article originally appeared in the January/February 2015 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Leadership | Sharing just 200 square feet with a toddler and spouse required patience and problem-solving, but life on a sailboat was well worth it for this HR director. Article by Sara Skinner, Lakeside School ...