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”

It’s Always About Growth

Look. It doesn’t matter to me if you’re 5, 15, or 50. If you’re living, you’re learning. And if you’re learning, you’re growing. So before I go on and discuss the great learning experience some of the students from PVHS’s inNOVAtion Lab had on February 5th, in the midst of this pandemic, I just wantContinue reading “It’s Always About Growth”

Empathy: The Museum

Museums come in all shapes and sizes.  This one, which I found through @tombarrett ‘s “dialogical learning” e-mails, offers a look at Empathy, and it does so in a rather ingenious way. We talk so much about empathy as the key to design thinking, but the concept is far deeper than the utilitarian implications spurredContinue reading “Empathy: The Museum”

Open Ideo: Design Thinking For Social Impact

I’ve grown fond of the way we’ve been discussing people’s ideas, offering pushback and extending their thinking in new and prosperous ways.  Don Wettrick’s “ROTH IRA” Cycle is something we’ll have to struggle through a few times before we get the pacing and rhythms down, but that’s the same with orchestrating any large group (andContinue reading “Open Ideo: Design Thinking For Social Impact”