Friday, November 30, 2012

Collective Action Toolkit

Frog - a leading design firm  - has created a Collective Action Toolkit, which they describe as a "package of resources and activities that enable groups of people anywhere to organize, build trust, and collaboratively create solutions for problems impacting their community."  What a terrific FREE resource! 

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

College Entrepreneurship Programs

Here's a terrific article from Lauren Landry titled, "Why Every College’s Entrepreneurship Program Should Focus on Building Skills, Not Companies."  I recommend reading it. Landry argues that we should focus less on launching college start-ups and more on preparing students to be successful entrepreneurs after they leave college.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Group Genius

If you are interested in the topic of creativity, particularly with regard to teams, you should read Keith Sawyer's book titled Group Genius: The Creative Power of Collaboration.   Sawyer is a professor at Washington University of St. Louis.  Sawyer combines some fascinating stories with solid findings from rigorous academic research throughout this easy-to-read and enjoyable book.