Leadership Archive

Living with Change

Leadership | Independent schools are moving beyond strategy sessions and implementing substantial changes, said NBOA President and CEO Jeff Shields in a recent podcast. Leaders at independent schools aren’t just ...
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 ...
Leadership | K-12 independent school leaders head to San Diego to “ride the waves of change.” Feature image: Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, location of the 2019 NBOA Annual Meeting Former congresswoman ...

After School: Equestrian Magic

Leadership | From the archives: A chief financial officer unwinds by taking leisurely trail rides and tackling technical cross-country courses. Article by Julie Hoover, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School ...

After School: Dance Numbers

Leadership | This business officer had taught adults ballroom dancing for years, but instructing students required a whole new set of skills. Article by Mike Goto, Island School From the January/February ...
Leadership | Leading positive change requires a willingness to both ensure clarity in expectations and an ability to recognize and address the moods around you. ­ Interview by Leah Thayer From the January/February ...
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 ...
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, ...