THE CHALLENGE OF YOUR NEW BAND

written by Gary Rupert, Leadership Coach & Culture Strategist for ||:Leaders Creating:||

Perhaps the greatest challenge of taking on a new job is having to determine the best approach to making changes in the learning culture. Even if you are taking on a well-established…

THE IMPORTANCE OF PROGRAM ADVOCACY WITH YOUR ADMINISTRATION

written by Gary Rupert, Leadership Coach & Culture Strategist for ||:Leaders Creating:||

Teach long enough and you will undoubtedly have the opportunity to work with a number of different school Principals. Each will come with his or her own agenda, experience, and…

Well isn’t that just common sense?

written by Gary Rupert, Leadership Coach & CulturE Strategist for ||:Leaders Creating:||

We have all heard the phrase, “By failing to plan, we are planning to fail.” Nowhere is this statement more true than in band rooms across the country. It is an unquestionable…

WHY ACTIONABLE VISION IS IMPORTANT FOR EVERY BAND PROGRAM

written by Dr. John Franklin, Leadership Coach & Culture Strategist for ||:Leaders Creating:||

I have a confession to make…

I hate talking about vision. Don’t misread what I just said. I actually love vision. I embrace it. I do all I can to live it. I just…

GETTING THE JOURNEY RIGHT

written by Gary Rupert, Leadership Coach & Cultural Strategist for ||:Leaders Creating:||

The goal for any band should be growth….everything else is just a consequence of how much or how little growth has occurred. But growth does not just happen….it must be intentional. …

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