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Putting An End To the Blame Game

It’s easy to place blame on others when something doesn’t go the way that you expect. Think about how many times you may have heard or  even said yourself something along the lines of “If only… 486 more words

Katie Martin

Gilt Group sale shows it's hard to turn disruption into profit

Having raised $286 million in funding, Gilt‘s sale to Hudson’s Bay last week for $250 million is hard to see as anything but a failure of Gilt to turn its flash sale model into a major stand alone business. 330 more words


If You Struggle With the Implementation, Revisit the Why

I rarely meet teachers that are against doing what’s right for their students.  Typically, when teachers are resistant, their experiences, beliefs and expertise are not aligned  with (or there is a lack of understanding of) the desired changes in teaching and learning. 854 more words

Katie Martin

Prioritizing Play

Recently I had a series of experiences that that left an impact on me because of the connections I made with others.  When I reflected, the common denominator was that each of these experiences began with play! 666 more words

Katie Martin

Investing in culture of innovation

Everyone would agree that the rational risk-taking–and acceptance of failure as a likely outcome of any exploratory project–represents one of the most crucial components of the… 411 more words


7 Essentials that Foster a Culture of Learning and Innovation

I have had the opportunity to engage with leaders in the monthly Vista Unified School District’s Personalized Learning Challenge Steering Committee. Guided by the district’s… 1,056 more words

Katie Martin

Kick Your Culture of Innovation into High Gear: A Generational Approach

Have you heard about Adobe’s Kickbox? It’s a little red box filled with materials that take employees through a six-step, self-guided innovation process. Employees who have a new idea they want to pursue take a workshop and then proceed through the stages of innovation on their own. 644 more words