The idea that there’s quick results from “low hanging fruit” has been very intriguing lately. The theory is that abundance in terms of new students, program offerings, student services, and more is so easily attainable. You just have to look for the low hanging fruit. No need to get a fancy cherry picker because you don’t need to go to the top of the tree for results. Low hanging fruit has no risk attached to it, is ripe or ready, and provides a solution instantly. Think about increasing enrollment for example. Where are potential leads that are likely to enroll? Referrals come to mind. Are you using referral methods or if no, why not? What other solutions are you looking for that are really all around you if you watch for them and are in ready mode to harvest right now?
What are your thoughts?