Music parents challenged, energized at 3rd Annual National Music Parents Symposium By L. Scott McCormick “Thank you for a great weekend. I’m already putting many of the ideas I gained to work.” That was a common sentiment...Read More
By L. Scott McCormick, Founder and President, AMP – The National Association of Music Parents In his book, Ball or Bands, author John Gerdy, founder and executive director of Music for Everyone and a friend of the...Read More
A continuation of the series Breaking the Bundle! A Guide to Organizing a Booster Organization.
Why do some teams (formerly called committees) have more success than others? Why do some teams with many creative people involved not get off the ground? Why do some teams with many superior workers not get off the ground? Why do some teams with many prospective leaders not get off the ground? What regulates the success of a team? A continuation of the series Breaking the Bundle! A Guide to Organizing a Booster Organization.Read More
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.”Read More