The Vibrant School

Diversity can be something we must address or it can be something we choose to address because of its significant strategic value. When strategic value is the motivation, diversity becomes a competitive advantage for attracting students, staff members, board members, and support of all types.

One of the reasons that it has taken a long […]

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Choose Diversity

Here is how your parochial school should choose between two equally qualified experts. […]

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Do You Have the Right People in the Room?

Do you take full advantage of the diversity that surrounds your parochial school? […]

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Create the Vision

It is March and many parochial schools are beginning to plan and budget for the next school year. How will you make next year more successful? […]

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Leveraging Diversity and Culture

Think for a moment about the challenges a large organization like The Salvation Army faces. It has operations in most countries. It must allow the local leaders to determine how to interact with the local population. Dictating the interaction from world headquarters would diminish the effectiveness of its mission, acceptance by the local population, and its ability to attract support. In short, the local leaders are responsible for local relevance. […]

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Specialization Versus Diversification

In our highly competitive world, a parochial school must be very good to survive. Is there such a thing as being too good and too specialized? […]

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Be Narrow

We are often encouraged to think broadly. That is good advice but how should we act? Should a Christian school act broadly or is it better to act narrowly? […]

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