Monthly Archives: May 2013


State owned facilities turned into artist live/work spaces. Pedestrian friendly streets with cafes and shops. Open studios where you can drop in and see sculptors and painters at work.  Street art that is street art and not gang tags.  It … Continue reading

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Talking Creativity in China

I was honored to have been invited to Beijing Normal University’s Institute for Higher Education to talk about educating for creativity.  One topic was something I have discussed informally here and more formally in the journal Artivate: framing pedagogies for … Continue reading

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Millennial? No, Boomer

A survey from Pew Research came across my twitter feed. It is designed to measure “How Millennial Are You?” Pew’s report is titled “Confident. Connected. Open to Change.” These are, apparently, the defining characteristics of the millennial generation, those who … Continue reading

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Get Out of Your Room!

The hottest idea in entrepreneurship education circles for the last year or two has been the “lean launch pad” or “lean canvas” for business model generation as explained in Osterwalder and Pigneur’s book of that name and as evangelized by … Continue reading

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