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Get insights on hot topics and relevant issues in school business and education. Tune in and hear podcast host, MoASBO Executive Director Kim Cranston, interview leaders in education, experts in school finance, and more.

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New episodes will be released on the second and fourth Fridays of each month. 

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Geoff Macy Ed.D., SFO, Assistant Supt. of Business and Finance for Ladue School District, shares his conference philosophy, "You Don't Know Until You Go"! Listen to what he has to say about attending the Annual Spring Conference. 

In this week's podcast, Kim Cranston visits with Jeff Feyerer, an ASBOI colleague from Illinois, who talks about creating work-life harmony. Keeping all the plates spinning is difficult; taking a deep breath, reflecting, and prioritizing are important steps to ensure success.

Solutions Provided Founder and Chief Leadership Strategist, Jacqueline Wieland, shares how to face the challenges of being a meaningful leader and creating the space to engage others. 

Joshua Peach, who will be the keynote speaker at the 70th Annual Spring Conference, shares his philosophy around Be Awesome! Joshua founded Be Au Sm in 2018, with one mission - to help inspire others to be their very best at work and in life. 

Anya Randle is the CFO for Assumption Parish Schools in Louisiana. During the pandemic, she was named their Interim Superintendent. Listen to what she learned from that experience.

Dr. Steve Shelton, Lee's Summit associate superintendent of Operations, encourages school business officials to elevate their professional stature and gain experience by achieving their SFO certification.  

By having the SFO certification, employers can objectively identify professionals with the required knowledge, skills, and experience during their hiring process. 

Click here to learn more about this process.

Kari Monsees, DESE deputy commissioner, encourages new superintendents and chief finance officers to pay attention to their upcoming budgets, planning periods, and communication preparation this second half of the year. 

Elleka Yost, ASBOI director of Advocacy, has made it her mission to inform School Business Officials of their role in public education Advocacy. We must rise to the challenge of ensuring students' and district interests are represented in Washington.

Dennis McIntee, who will be at the Executive Leadership Forum, is known for working with leaders to uncover their personal organizational constraints in order to build high-trust, high-performance cultures. Tune in to hear podcast host, MoASBO Exec. Director Kim Cranston, interview this leadership expert.

Denise Ryan, who will be the keynote speaker at the Fall Support Staff Conference, shares some tips for staying motivated AND advice for “how to stop letting other people upset you” (check out the blog on  her website  Denise is a professional speaker, author, certified Financial Education instructor and health coach.