26 March 2024

When a Colleague Dies—a Guest Post by Jen Holmes

On being human at work: lessons on leading through the unimaginable

15 March 2024

Links of the Week: March 15, 2024: The Ides of Change

Change isn't as simple as one event.

17 November 2023

Links of the Week: November 17, 2023: Everything Everywhere

After a virtual conference considered the Future of Museums, can we find common ground between civics, tech, and worker wellbeing?

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.

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.

17 February 2023

Links of the Week: February 17, 2023: Love Your Job or Else

We're told to find joy in our work. But what if we just need to face reality?

27 January 2023

Links of the Week: January 27, 2023: Rights and Royalties

You can tell a lot about a society by what it values.

24 January 2023

Quiet Quitting in Museums is More than Just Taking It Easy

Quiet quitting is a journey of worker self-worth and one that museums have to take very seriously.

13 April 2022

Measuring the Unmeasurable in Museum Work

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

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?

22 February 2022

The Positivity of Negativity in Museum Work

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

21 January 2022

Links of the Week: January 21, 2022: Traumatic Times

Exploitation around many individual issues is adding up to big trauma for museum workers.

12 October 2021

The Tech-Driven Cult of the Individual Harms Museum Workers' Mental Health

Personalized tech was supposed to help mental health issues in museums. What happened?

21 September 2021

Resilience, Revisited

Is resilience in the museum sector just another individualized solution to structural problems?