Five Obstacles Schools Must Overcome To Succeed Today

A few summers ago, I read “The Challenger Sale,” by Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson.  It’s based on the premise […]

Are There Really Six Secrets of Change?

I usually recommend books when the holiday shopping season gets underway so those who enjoy reading can pick them up […]

Five Categories of Development “Clients”

Some of the hundreds of the faith-based and private schools I visit each year invariably tell me, “We’re in trouble,” […]

5 Ways to Increase Revenue

It’s no secret that in faith-based schools, there have been many discussions about the school’s “nature.”  Is it a business, […]

Tetrahedronics: Systems Thinking for Education

Before starting back into articles that deal with systems thinking, a contact at a school recently asked why I call […]

The Five Essential Elements of a Christian School

Several years ago, I attended a regional meeting of schools that are members of the Association of Christian Schools International […]

Five Steps to Successful Process Improvement

There is a famous quotation attributed to Albert Einstein that goes, “We cannot solve problems by using the same kind […]

The Pentatonic Scale

Irony: Recent research proves that music education improves the brain’s preparedness for all education because it makes both sides of […]

The Five Types of Work

What is the purpose of a school? The answers span the gamut, from learning for learning’s sake, providing the education […]

The System of Memory (or, Thinking About Thinking)

If you have a computer, you have a filing system – whether you know it or not. If you’re a […]