12 March 2020

The Museum at the End of the World: Alternate Timeline Edition (members-only content, subscribe below!)

How might your life and career have changed if you didn't end up working in a museum?

02 March 2020

The Top Ten Museum Excuses Not to Experiment (members-only content, subscribe below!)

We've all heard the reasons museums can't try new things. Which ones are your (least) favorite?

17 February 2020

How Museums Can Really Have Engaged Employees

Surveys on museum employee engagement are now commonplace. But real engagement comes from accountability, and that starts with respect for all staff.

10 February 2020

Introducing Museum Human's Reading List on Organizational Culture for Cultural Organizations (members-only exclusive)

Part One of this exclusive list of books and magazines on org culture and museums focuses on writing about and from museum professionals.

03 February 2020

Thoughts on One Month of Regular Tweeting

I was once an occasional tweeter. This year, I resolved to share every day about museum org culture. Here's how Month One went.

28 January 2020

Why All the Hating on Empathy? (members-only content, subscribe below!)

Empathy is not a one-step solution to all organizational problems. It was never meant to be. Why all the piling on something which should be positive? Subscribe to The Museum at the End of the World to read more!

20 January 2020

The Schrödinger's Career of Working in Museums

Museum workers are calling out the contradictions of their institutions and the field. Are museums—and workers—ready for the changes required?

13 January 2020

The Museum at the End of the World: 2001, An Organizational Culture Odyssey (members-only content, subscribe below!)

In the first issue of The Museum at the End of the World, a members-only newsletter for Museum Human subscribers, look at 2001: A Space Odyssey—for the meetings. Subscribe below to mix some speculative investigations with your museum org culture.

05 January 2020

Will TED Talks or Tough Talk Lead to Better Org Culture in Museums?

Two simultaneous museum conferences, on opposite sides of the country, highlighted two different approaches to fixing what's wrong with museums.

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