Hurdles to Innovation

There are four hurdles faced by every innovation. Which one is keeping your parochial school from stepping forward? […]

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Creating a Culture of Generosity

Creating a culture of generosity is important to every parochial school. It is difficult to cultivate the generosity of donors and volunteers without cultivators who are the model of generosity. […]

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Solving the Difficult Problem

Mission Enablers exists to help parochial schools solve the persistent problems that threaten the survival of the school. One common persistent problem we help schools overcome is declining enrollment or static enrollment that is below a level necessary for mission sustainability. We find that precedent and experience predispose schools to seeing the problem as: […]

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What Is Missing?

Every parochial school leader wishes they had a board filled with supremely passionate members but even that is insufficient to increase enrollment and school sustainability. […]

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Back to the Beginning

Does your parochial school board share enough in common with the board that founded your school? […]

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Bad Habits

It is easy for a parochial school to develop bad habits. It often takes years to notice that bad habits are hurting enrollment and student retention. […]

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When Is Best Practice Bad Practice?

Two examples of best practices that often hurt parochial schools are relying too much on policies and procedures and ensuring that certain groups of individuals are represented on the school board. […]

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Integrating the New Hire

One of the keys to integrating a new hire is to have him or her accepted as an important part of your parochial school team. […]

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Finding the Right Person

There are three elements to a successful hire at a parochial school: Cultural fit, Introduction, and Integration. […]

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Becoming More Strategic

Last week we challenged you to increase your level of strategic thinking. This week we will help your nonprofit step away from its old strategic model. […]

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