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SET A GOAL: 8 Worthy Goals for Music Parents

January is a time for clean slates and fresh beginnings. Marching season is over, the holidays are past, and bowl games are behind us. This year, my first resolution is to get the Christmas tree put away before St. Patrick’s Day. (Actually not kidding. Sigh.) After that, though, what comes next?

“Resolution” is really just a fancy way of announcing that you’re planning to commit to an intention to better yourself or the world around you. In other words, to “set a goal.”

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Leadership is Spelled “S-E-R-V-A-N-T”

Today’s guest post is by Marc C. Whitt, AMPassador.

One of the most important aspects of any music parents organization is leadership and in particular, the individual who serves as your president or chair.

Some leaders are born. Many more are groomed and developed over a period of time to become the positive force the organization needs and demands.

Recognizing that leaders come in all shapes, sizes and personalities, I contend that a critical trait often overlooked by organizations is that of being a “servant leader.”

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Committee vs Team

A continuation of the series Breaking the Bundle! A Guide to Organizing a Booster Organization

Order is the central premise of organizing the entire parents group. Once that basic board with its officers and members at large are decided upon, it is then time to organize the remaining parents into teams, or what used to be referred to as committees.

You might ask, why did you say teams and not committees?

Thank you for asking. I have an answer.

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