Dive Deep then Step Back: Tell the Story of Your Life to Understand it

To create your own unique path in life, you must first take a look at the larger story of your life. Zoom out on those experiences you’ve had already in order to make meaning, understand, and move forward with your … Continue reading

Learn & Create on the Go: A Mobile Leadership Development Program

The Mobile Leadership Program The other night, my flight was delayed. I had time in the terminal and found myself in the mood to learn, develop, and work on strategizing to create my own path in life. Yes, I am … Continue reading

How to Reflect to Improve and Learn from Life Experiences

Experiential Learning: Reflect & Make Meaning of your Experiences to Grow Make meaning with the power of reflection. Get better at what you do and how you do it through experiential or active learning. There is so much we can … Continue reading

Identifying Key Tools and Resources for Personal and Professional Development

It is really difficult to do things on our own. It is even more difficult to do things on our own without any tools or resources. If you’ve ever tried to build or repair something, you know that tools can … Continue reading

Identifying Meaningful Life Experiences that Give You Insight into Who You Are at Your Best

Creating your path is all about experiences. Experiences help us to understand ourselves and learn. We create our path for the journey ahead by experiencing. We can take a look back at the path we’ve already traveled and see that … Continue reading

The Year of Innovation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

It is the Year of Innovation at the University of Wisconsin and I’m honored and excited to help my alma mater kick off the year at their Innovation U launch event. Hear from Chancellor David Ward first and then I’ll … Continue reading

Learn Daily to Innovate Better

We want to help you learn innovation in real time. Be sure to check out the innovation articles in our daily innovation e-newspaper, The Innovation Learner. The focus of this daily publication is on sourcing you current articles that can … Continue reading

What Doesn’t Work in Student Leadership Education and What You Can Do About It

During my research on high quality leadership programs – interviewing more than sixty stakeholders about what matters most for student learning and leadership development – I rarely (if ever) heard that the following program elements were contributing positively to student … Continue reading

The Innovation Learner – A New Daily Innovation E-Publication

Do you want to learn how to be a better innovator on a daily basis? Would you like to develop your leadership skills from scanning expert articles? If so, we’ve created a new daily e-newspaper just for you. It is … Continue reading

High School Student Leadership: Service Learning Hunger Projects

Leadership programs and courses are becoming popular in middle and high schools. So is character education and service learning, which is a great tool for teaching high school students leadership. Turning student creativity loose and letting them take real action … Continue reading