17 February 2020
Surveys on museum employee engagement are now commonplace. But real engagement comes from accountability, and that starts with respect for all staff.
28 July 2019
Museums, teach your people well … Learning must be a key supporting mindset of a cultural sector workplace.
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.
30 October 2017
Two intense, long, emotional days at the personal-authenticity-and-development end of the organizational culture spectrum.
25 September 2017
Museums are paying more attention to their workplace practices. Can "responsiveness" succeed where "employee engagement" hasn't?
27 December 2016
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.
08 November 2016
MCN2016 was a great, positive, uplifting conference, and it happened—and election night doesn't change that. A commitment to real, impactful change was never more important.
27 June 2016
It turned out that our collective war on silos was a war on other people's silos.
04 June 2016
Dara Blumenthal isn't just diagnosing process problems in today's workplaces. She discusses the very way in which people are viewed—and view themselves—at work and in society.
01 May 2016
So we're all supposed to disrupt something, that much is clear. Just what that thing is, isn't clear, but it's not supposed to matter. And what does this mean for museums?