Category : Current Affairs

About Boys and Education

We have featured the under-performance of boys in school as one of our periodic “hot topics” for school heads and their board chairs, and in this article¬†(possibly behind the paywall) in the weekend Financial Times the subject gets feature treatment … READ MORE

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Sears and Schools

The news that venerable, old Sears Roebuck & Co. is filing for bankruptcy protection in the USA comes as no surprise to anyone, except perhaps the venture capitalists who bailed Sears out a few years ago. Seriously, in an age … READ MORE

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An Eye on the Future of Markets

With the recent news that the contemporary bull market is the longest in U.S. history comes an increasing spate of forecasts of impending recession or worse, an event that would undoubtably ripple world-wide with implications for all private schools. What … READ MORE

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Listening is the Most Important Soft Skill

Sound advice from Tom Peters, as always.

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3-D Printing a Bike as a Generative Topic

We often hear from board chairs wondering how to spark (and continue) generative discussions in the board room. This is the first in a series of intermittent posts about sample generative topics, ripped, as they say, from the pages of … READ MORE

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Can Managers Keep Up with the Brave New World of Work?

The Gallup Organization closely tracks changes in the workplace and Adam Hickman and Ryan Pendell describe four ways tomorrow is already here in this blog post: More flexible workspaces:¬†74% of employees have the ability to move to different areas to … READ MORE

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