14 November 2023

Can Museums Prioritize Civics, Wellbeing, and Technology All at Once?

A brief virtual conference made a game attempt to link civics, in a partisan age, staff wellbeing, and technology.

10 November 2023

Links of the Week: November 10, 2023: Not My Problem, Give Me Some

Are museum workers ready to help society confront hard choices?

15 September 2023

Links of the Week: September 15, 2023: Autumn of our Innovation Discontent

Change is almost always defined by leaders—can we think bigger?

22 August 2023

A Museum Human Manifesto

Manifestos aren't just for rebellions (or maybe they are).

15 August 2023

Why Can't We Ever Get Meetings Right?

How we handle meetings, is about our organization, our practices, our workloads, and our time for trust.

23 June 2023

Links of the Week: June 23, 2023: The Best Offense is a Good Defense?

Getting defensive at work isn't great—but remember that toxic workplaces started it.

16 June 2023

Links of the Week: June 16, 2023: A Manifesto for Change

Change is a wide topic but the choices that start it can be surprisingly narrow—and that's a good thing.

25 April 2023

Everything Counts when Moving Teams Beyond Burnout: a Chat with Jen Holmes

Leading better teams is a constant process—and the most rewarding workplace practice.

18 April 2023

Shrug Culture: Innovation, Help, and Sharing in Museums

All too often, one worker's innovation is another worker's meh.

24 March 2023

Links of the Week: March 24, 2023: What It All Means

Turns out that searching for the meaning of all things requires a looser org structure than you'd expect.

21 March 2023

Wrong, Revisited: Museum Worker Pain Points

Can we be wrong and right about museum-field pain points at the same time?

14 March 2023

Museums and the X-day Workweek

A shorter workweek is under discussion, but are orgs still desperately avoiding real flexibility?

05 August 2022

Links of the Week: August 5, 2022: Just Eff It?

The dividing line between "just eff it" and "no effing way" has shifted, and museum workers have taken note.

13 May 2022

Links of the Week: May 13, 2022: Change Like You Mean It

Whose change? And changing into what? What does change mean for museum workers?

22 February 2022

The Positivity of Negativity in Museum Work

Can we acknowledge doom and collapse and still make positive change in museums?