Eradicate Sunday Night Illness by Creating Your Own Path

After I graduated from college, I came down with a case of “Sunday night illness.” It was that sick-to-the-stomach kind of feeling you get when the fear of Monday morning makes you sick the night before, because you are not … 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 Innovation Learner: Why Big Ideas DON’T Need Big Money

Today, I’d like to point out two articles in The Innovation Learner that exemplify some of the concepts in the Lean Startup approach to innovation.  The first piece, from BusinessInsider.com, reminds us that it’s okay to work with ideas that … Continue reading

The Leadership Learner: Innovating in Your Professional Life

Today, I’d like to highlight a couple of articles featured in The Leadership Learner that talk about professional leadership, how to become a leader, and how to innovate once you get there.  The first comes from the Center for Organizational … Continue reading

The Innovation Learner: University Research, Innovation Talent, and more!

In Today’s Innovation Learner:  We’ve culled news from around the web to bring you the best sources on innovation today.  Learn about the “100 Important Innovations That Came From University Research,” the 10 underrated hotbeds of innovation in America, the … 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

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

Book Recommendations from UW-MANIAC

Here are some recommended books from UW-MANIAC members at the University of Wisconsin. UW-MANIAC (Madison Area Network for Innovation and Collaboration) hosts a variety of innovative and creative events…and attendees are always sharing books about organizations, change, design thinking, innovation, … Continue reading