Peter Senge talks about creative tension as existing between the power of vision and the power of truth, the difference between aspiration and reality. Looking back on 2016, there have been quite a few opportunities for the rise of creative tension … [Read more...] about What We Learned about the Learning Business in 2016
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the all the relentless hoopla leading us into the holiday season can be overwhelming and make us question the true meaning of giving. In “Forget the Tie. Give a Gift that Matters,” New York Times columnist Nicholas … [Read more...] about Shifting Paradigms on Learning
What do you get when you mix a university president, educational researcher, and a long-term learning, marketing and enrollment strategist? You get a lot of interesting advice about how universities can more effectively engage with business to … [Read more...] about Closing the Gap with Purpose, Persistence, and Perspective
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him. -Aldous Huxley Growing up, most of us operated according to the standard paradigm of the school year calendar. When I was in school, that meant September … [Read more...] about Back to School, but Not the Same Old Grind
Alice Cooper’s seminal glam rock ballad “School’s Out” hit number 7 on the Billboard Charts in 1972 and ranked number 75 for that year. Many of us remember how accurately and how acutely it reflected that final moment, at the end of the school year, … [Read more...] about School’s Out. Let the Learning Begin!