Tag: team management

Halloween Surprises!

| October 24, 2012 | 2 Comments
Halloween Surprises!

Holidays are the perfect reminder to inject a little fun into your coaching routine. One of my favorite things to do as a coach was to create small surprises for my students that broke up routine a bit, added a little fun and sent a clear message that I thought about them – and not […]

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When your band director says the “B” word… Budget

| November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Few other words evoke such a visceral reaction. Sweaty palms, increased heart-rate, feelings of entrapment, loss of control, arguments with family members or partners into the wee-hours of the morning… and now your band director? Seriously!  You were hired to put on an epic production of guardliness not crunch numbers. Isn’t that what the sallow-skinned […]

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How to Build the Ultimate Color Guard – Part 1

| June 5, 2009 | 1 Comment

Here we stand at the dawning of a new team.  Auditions are over, the team has been selected.   If you think about it, you have a clean slate in front of you!  How exciting!  Now is the perfect time to make decisions about the best way to build your team for the coming year.  Considering […]

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