Are You the Leader of Your School Today, or the Leader of Your School Tomorrow? (June 2019 “Next Practice” Insight)

There are t-shirts and bumper stickers available today that proclaim, “Procrastinators: The Leaders of Tomorrow.”  There are also all kinds of references that […]

It Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better…But It Will Be a Different Worse (May 2019 “Next Practice” Insight)

If you Google “It will get worse before it gets better,” you’ll find that there are many entries on the […]

Who’s Telling Parents of Prospective Students About Your School? (April 2019 “Next Practice” Insight)

There’s a Web site today that pokes fun at static ads, creating humorous slogans for iconic companies.  One of my […]

Your School Needs to be “Excellent” Today (March 2019 “Next Practice” Insight)

I have heard the phrase, “Before your school can be a good faith-based school, it first has to be good […]

Do Parents of Prospective Students Say “Ooh” and “Ahh” About Your School, or Do They Say “Eww” and “Aww”? (February 2019 “Next Practice” Insight)

While this month’s Next Practice Insight’s title probably says it all, what follows provides two exemplars of the sentiment expressed. […]

Why Do Parents Choose Your School for Their Children’s Education: Or, What Does the Data Say? (January 2019 “Next Practice” Insight)

A few years ago, I was privileged to sit-in on a conversation between two authors – one that wrote the […]

Financial Aid? Tuition Assistance? Scholarship? What’s the Difference? (December 2018 “Next Practice” Insight)

The Chinese Proverb states, “The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.” We can relate.  Think […]

Estimate Your School’s Enrollment for Next Year Now! (November 2018 “Next Practice” Insight)

Wouldn’t it be great if you knew how many students were going to be in your school next year? Some […]

Are You a Trader or an Investor? (October 2018 “Next Practice” Insight)

When I worked for a Diocesan Office for Catholic Schools, I would sometimes stop for a cup of coffee at […]

A New Way to Talk About Your Tuition (September 2013 “Next Practice” Insight)

One of the concerns I hear from principals and business managers in just about every school I visit is that […]