Flipping The Leadership Program

Influenced by Khan Academy’s “Flipping the Classroom” model, we are designing, building and facilitating new innovation focused leadership development programs for students at Dartmouth’s Rockefeller Center and for faculty & staff at the University of Wisconsin. These new programs are rooted in … Continue reading

How to Flip the Classroom: Program for Higher Education

How to Flip the Classroom: Experiential Group Activities in the Classroom and Video-guided Reflection Outside of the Classroom Have you heard of the “Flipping the Classroom” trend, made popular in education by Khan Academy? Are you interested in learning more … Continue reading

Step up the ladder: A visual infographic to help you start innovation

A metaphor and visual model can help us get started with innovation and the important, frequent, and necessary conversations with others about what we are working on. I’ve whipped up an innovation ladder model infographic to help you think about … Continue reading

Resource: Student Leadership Programs Knowledge Community from NASPA

As we’ve been spreading the word about the pre-release sampler version of my leadership development book, I’ve been identifying many of the social media resources for leadership educators. NASPA has a couple of resources on Facebook for people interested in … Continue reading

Leadership Development Professional Resource: Association of Leadership Educators

Many leadership development association members have helped me to develop my upcoming book, Root Down & Branch Out: Best Practices for Leadership Development Programs. I have built a sampler version for leadership educators that myself and some colleagues have been … Continue reading

How to Communicate to Innovate: Networking to Individuals, Presenting to Groups, and Online to the World

Here is a new workshop zeroing in on what is important to managers, leaders, and change agents: Saving time, being clear & memorable, gaining buy-in, and reducing chance of failure by communicating for innovation. How to Communicate to Innovate: Networking … Continue reading

Advice for Conference Speakers on their Presentations

This advice holds true for both the speaker and the conference organizer advising the speakers on their presentations. A killer presentation is like a killer product. It takes some time to develop and involves many prototypes and iterations. If the … Continue reading

Out-innovate, outeducate, and outbuild: Obama’s call for a focus on education & innovation

“We need to out-innovate, outeducate and outbuild the rest of the world.” This was President Obama’s memorable quote from the 2011 State of the Union Address that summed up what we need to do as a country. Innovation is critical. … Continue reading