04 August 2019

Hey, Cultural Sector, Agile This

We overuse the term Agile in the organizational lexicon. A recent workshop explored a people-centered path to agile workplaces in the cultural sector.

18 May 2019

One peer mentoring door closes, but others are already open …

After two years, the #MCNergy peer mentoring sessions at the Museum Computer Network's annual conference are ending, and that's a good thing.

20 April 2018

We Made a Book!

Two of us self-styled change agents wrote a book about how to deal with change, and then how to deal yourself in.

28 November 2017

Is MCN now the Museum Change Network?

The Museum Computer Network 2017 conference was heavy on change, leadership, and navigating the org chart. Have we entered a "post-digital" era of "always be changing" in museum technology?

30 October 2017

Can the Museum Workplace Be More Human?

Two intense, long, emotional days at the personal-authenticity-and-development end of the organizational culture spectrum.

16 October 2017

#MCNergy: Your solution to the post-conference blahs

Addressing one of the most persistent problems with any conference—that sinking feeling when all those great, exciting ideas you have during the conference dissipate after you've returned to work.

25 September 2017

Can Museums Listen to Responsiveness?

Museums are paying more attention to their workplace practices. Can "responsiveness" succeed where "employee engagement" hasn't?

06 September 2017

The Connection of Museums, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

Though Samantha is guiding the creation of amazing gallery experiences and I’m obsessing on organizational change from within museums, it turned out that we had a lot of concerns in common.

28 August 2017

Autumn is Coming

Between my conference workand the non-stop slow apocalypse we find ourselves in, it never felt like the right time to write about museums as workplaces or museums and organizational culture.

08 November 2016

Call It The Human League: Museum Computer Network 2016

MCN2016 was a great, positive, uplifting conference, and it happened—and election night doesn't change that. A commitment to real, impactful change was never more important.

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