It would have been easier for me to avoid Genius but I celebrated it instead

It's seems obvious that we would celebrate genius because, after all, it's... well, it's genius. Right? Unfortunately, too often, our focus shifts to the wrong things when encountering an act of genius. We engage tunnel vision, we cover our ears, eyes and mouth or we stare like deer in headlights. Instead of celebrating that moment … Continue reading It would have been easier for me to avoid Genius but I celebrated it instead

Matchmaking Between Startups and Big Companies at Innovate Celebrate 2018

I’m a startup guy, which means I thrive on everything outside the box. I seek out and devour everything innovation. But what is “innovation”? It’s such a 21st Century buzz word that everyone who wants to be cool uses to describe themselves and what they do. After a while, some of us learn to decipher what’s … Continue reading Matchmaking Between Startups and Big Companies at Innovate Celebrate 2018

The Value of Taking Things Apart and Putting Them Back Together

Taking things apart and then putting them together in a different manner — creating something new from the analysis and understanding that came from deconstruction — is a very powerful learning experience. When I decided to dive into the world of education several years ago, I spent a lot of time exploring models of great learning. My exploration came … Continue reading The Value of Taking Things Apart and Putting Them Back Together