11 May 2021

TMPR for Museum Workers, Part 3: People

A four-part series continues with the place of people in the museum field. It's not as obvious as you think.

20 April 2021

Museum Org Culture Is Causing a Mental Health Crisis

Museums make mental health resources available to workers but ignore how their own org culture contributes to the problem.

15 December 2020

Museums Trust the Process but Not the People

Museum workers are told to think in systems but put people first. So which is it?

08 December 2020

Do We Need Museum Collectives?

Can the exceptionalist museum field move in a collaborative, networked direction?

28 January 2020

Why All the Hating on Empathy?

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!

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.

03 November 2019

The Not-So-Fine Art of Being Wrong in Museums

Changing your mind? Open to opinions? The museum field doesn't seem to value I-don't-know-it-alls.

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.

04 March 2017

Mindfulness is a Terrible Thing for Museums to Waste

Workplaces are only getting busier. How do museum workers find time to think?

27 December 2016

A Year of Shattered Expectations

I started writing a year-end blog post several times, but it felt weird and delusional, like I was ignoring the approaching giant planet ready to destroy the Earth.

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