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Constructive Creativity

I love being creative and engaging in spaces where anything and everything is possible. Yet, sometimes this can be overwhelming and lead to a sense of frustration rather than liberation. When the ultimate goal is to make a decision or perform an action, constructive creativity may be useful. Constructive creativity is a way to be … Continue reading

Evidence-Based Means…

…outdated, unoriginal, uninspired, and boring. When program evaluation demonstrates that a program has made a human or social impact, it is sometimes labeled as evidence-based. Evidence-based programs are packaged, sometimes commodified, and ‘sold’ — either literally or figuratively — as proven solutions. Other organizations are encouraged to adopt evidence-based programs with full fidelity to the … Continue reading

Manage Things, Not People

As leaders, we often also have management responsibilities. I think it is important to remember that we should manage things rather than people. We can manage money, time, processes, and projects so that our goals and objectives are achieved.   Interactions with other people on the team should consist of guidance, support, encouragement, and access to … Continue reading