04 June 2024

The Mindset to Matter: A Review of Why Museums Matter and Videogames and the Public Museum

Are museum leaders and workers speaking languages too different for institutions to thrive?

26 April 2024

Links of the Week: April 26, 2024: Process and Processing

Workplaces process trauma to the best of their ability—in our society, how good is that?

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.

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?

12 September 2023

Innovation, Engagement, Leadership, and Other Workplace Fails, part 2—One Way Out?

Can innovation be a joint, broad-based endeavor?

08 September 2023

Links of the Week: September 8, 2023: Fall Term Terminology

Innovation, leadership, and engagement need to be grounded in workplace reality in order to really improve.

05 September 2023

Innovation, Engagement, Leadership, and Other Workplace Fails, part 1

Is there something wrong with the idea of always innovating?

13 April 2022

Measuring the Unmeasurable in Museum Work

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

08 April 2022

Links of the Week: April 8, 2022: The Collaboratorium

Workers have been told that they need to collaborate better. But is that missing the point?

01 April 2022

Links of the Week: April 1, 2022: The Center Cannot Hold

Organizations are too often centered on leaders. How can museums shift to centering the humanity of everyone?

08 June 2021

Co-Creation Requires a Museum Field Re-Creation

More museums are co-creating, but a deep and widespread practice will require a new org culture.

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.

16 April 2021

Museums Can't End Projects Without a Map

Museums have no problem starting new work. Why is ending old work so difficult to get right?

05 October 2020

How to Fix Professional Development Classes in Museums

A broken museum model has made staff learning a failure. It's time to put workers in charge for a change.