Natalie Nixon–Wonder And Rigor for a Flourishing Life

Back in October of 2020, Natalie Nixon, Creativity Consultant Extraordinaire and author of The Creativity Leap, Zoomed in to talk to NOVA Lab students about Wonder, Rigor, and living a life driven by creativity. It’s an enriching and amazing presentation that I will be sharing with classes for years to come. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1P4_irkkFjpTyTjIWSzCuOkDh0z4-lEmt/preview

Wakelet Boards for NOVA Lab

Please check out the Wakelet Boards for curated articles on Social Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and the Future of Work, among other things. General interest surrounding Innovation, Entrepreneurship, etc. Storytelling and Branding–Includes a great article on Gritty (the world’s greatest mascot) and how design played a role in his creation. Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, The Entrepreneurial Life, andContinue reading “Wakelet Boards for NOVA Lab”

Purpose and the Story We Tell Ourselves: Wayfinding our own Oceans.

In 1995, the prolific warbler Neil Young (and members of Pearl Jam) released Mirror Ball.  The album featured one of Young’s iconic cries of independence, “I’m the Ocean.”  With a chorus declaring the title’s metaphysical conceit and lyrics probing smaller, stranger metaphysical comparisons (eg. “I’m an accident/I was driving way too fast), Young contrasts beingContinue reading “Purpose and the Story We Tell Ourselves: Wayfinding our own Oceans.”

The Most Amazing Day(s): Teaching as Experience Design

For the past few days, ever since inNOVAtion Lab’s phenomenal trip to Corbett Inc.’s Fluxspace, I’ve been trying to figure out what has been happening in class.  The trip to Flux was a highlight of a very young year, and it comes on the heels of another highlight, our trip to the B.Phl Innovation Festival Continue reading “The Most Amazing Day(s): Teaching as Experience Design”