These 11 Inactions Will Kill Your Reputation as a Leader

(Inc.)  By Scott Mautz — As a leader, you don’t want to be defined by the things you didn’t do.  Unfortunately, there’s plenty of Monday morning quarterbacks who will take pot shots at you for the plays you didn’t run.  So here’s the rest of the playbook.  Take action on these painful omissions: 1. Failure to make a decision Indecision can paralyze an […]

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Sooo…you want to be a tutor?

If you are a casual follower of these posts you probably know that I’ve done a fair amount of talent acquisition.   At Kaplan most of that experience involved finding talented administrators, engaging marketing reps, and enthusiastic teaching prospects. What I learned through trial and error was that there is no substitute for integrity, humility, and […]

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Buying Co-op for tutors and educational service professionals

Test Prep Professionals has launched a Buying Co-op for boutique tutoring firms as well as independent admissions counselors.  We’re calling the co-op Tutocracy  (too-tah-cruh-see). Although we have a number of providers, we’re still in the nascent stages of development.  If you have a product or service that could benefit our membership, we’d be pleased to have a […]

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New SAT paying off for test-prep industry

(The Boston Globe)  By Sean Teehan.   The new SAT, which features the most significant changes in the test’s 90-year history, debuted Saturday, culminating months of rising anxieties for college-bound high school students and their parents. Those increased anxieties have meant booming business for the private tutoring and test preparation industry that helps students navigate […]

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