Book Review: Accidental Creative and Die Empty by Todd Henry


I first became aware of Todd Henry‘s work when I was doing a deep dive into design thinking and creativity research a few years ago. His book, The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice, is kind of a guide book for creative professionals who make their living on their ideas. The … Continue reading Book Review: Accidental Creative and Die Empty by Todd Henry

Book Review: The New Education by Cathy Davidson


“Redesigning higher education demands institutional restructuring, a revolution in every classroom, curriculum, and assessment system. It means refocusing away from the passive student to the whole person learning new ways of thinking through problems with no easy solution. It shifts the goals of college from fulfilling course and graduation requirements to learning for success in … Continue reading Book Review: The New Education by Cathy Davidson

Agile Faculty Manifesto – Responding to Change


This post is part of a series looking at the Agile Faculty Manifesto. Read the Manifesto in this series preview post or in Chapter 1 of the book. This post explore what it means to focus on responding to change in higher education. Agile Faculty respond to changing environments rather than maintain status quo of … Continue reading Agile Faculty Manifesto – Responding to Change

Book Club: Story Driven by Bernadette Jiwa


The subtitle of Story Driven tells you pretty much exactly what you need to know about the content: You don’t need to compete when you know who you are. Targeted and professionals and entrepreneurs, Story Driven is about stopping to articulate goals, purpose, intention, and actions that are foundational to your business. Jiwa argues persuasively … Continue reading Book Club: Story Driven by Bernadette Jiwa

What I’m Listening to – Podcast Edition


I’m late to podcasts, thinking for a long time that they were just recordings of NPR radio shows, series like Serial, or Wayne’s World-style pet projects. Yes, pretty uninformed perspective. I really started listening podcasts about two years ago. Trying to find a way to stop fighting with my husband over who controls the radio … Continue reading What I’m Listening to – Podcast Edition