05 December 2023

Complexity, Simplicity, and Collapse, Part 2: Vibepocalyse Now

Is facing up to our dire reality really just a matter of vibes?

21 November 2023

Awareness of Self and Others in Museum Work

If we don't have the time for awareness of ourselves, how can museum workers serve audiences and society?

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.

31 October 2023

People's Goals and Progress Space—A Chat with Kyle Bowen of Museums As Progress

Instead of obsessing about institutional growth, museums should think more about people's progress.

17 October 2023

The Analytics and Intuition Dilemma for Museum Workers

Data and analytics are important for museums, but intuition and genius need to be democratized, too.

09 May 2023

Feelings in the Workplace Are Real

Are orgs ready for what it would mean to treat feelings as tangible objects and processes?

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.

14 April 2023

Links of the Week: April 14, 2023: New Chat, Same as the Old Chat

Our culture has been primed to acquiesce to generative content without a fight.

21 March 2023

Wrong, Revisited: Museum Worker Pain Points

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

03 March 2023

Links of the Week: March 3, 2023: Minding the Gaps

Sometimes it's what's missing that defines our workplaces.

28 February 2023

Can Emergent Skills Save the Museum Sector? A chat with Dr. Lauren Vargas

Museums say they want better community relationships but need better emergent skills first.

14 February 2023

Are We Listening? Review of The Persuaders, Part 1

A new book calls out callout culture, but does it practice the deep listening it advocates?

13 April 2022

Measuring the Unmeasurable in Museum Work

Worker feelings may be impossible to measure, and that's a good thing

22 February 2022

The Positivity of Negativity in Museum Work

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

25 January 2022

Study Hall: The Org Culture of Self-Examination in Museums

Museum-field studies are interesting, but does institutional org culture prevent real learning?