05 January 2020
Two simultaneous museum conferences, on opposite sides of the country, highlighted two different approaches to fixing what's wrong with museums.
04 August 2019
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
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
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
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
Two intense, long, emotional days at the personal-authenticity-and-development end of the organizational culture spectrum.
16 October 2017
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
Museums are paying more attention to their workplace practices. Can "responsiveness" succeed where "employee engagement" hasn't?
06 September 2017
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
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.