It’s getting to that time of year when students, schools, organizations, and companies are making plans for what’s next. What is the plan for the next quarter, the next year, the next direction, the next horizon? Really, the planning is the process of making time now to decide how you will spend your time in […]

Have you ever experienced what I call the blank page problem? When you start working on a project by opening a new document, then stare it without taking action. Yes? Me too! For example, a dozen pristine canvases are in my apartment waiting for my creativity to magically appear on them. I want to start […]

One of the ways I spend my time is as a Design Thinking Facilitator at the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland. Last week I was prepping for a workshop I facilitated this week about How to Talk to Strangers. The class I’m prepping for is longer than normal so I […]

Launching a newsletter supports my personal and professional goal of showing up, being seen, and sharing my knowledge, skills, and work with the world. And it is a fairly simple process to do. Three Simple Steps to Launch a Newsletter: First, set up a way to gather people’s emails. Second, write content. Third, send that […]