Why The Best Leaders Encourage Dissent

In the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographical book, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, author and American historian, Doris Kearns Goodwin, tells the story of President Lincoln’s decision to fill his cabinet with political adversaries, namely the men who ran against him in the contentious 1860 election. Lincoln’s explanation for this decision was that […]

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Look Ma, No Hands!

The Mission Newsletter, 9/20/18 “If you think, then you will be prepared. If you are prepared, then you will have no worries.” — Li Ka Shing Disruptive Innovation in Education Episode 2 of Education Trends Michael speaks and writes about the future of education and works with a portfolio of education organizations to improve the lives of students […]

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If You Want to Build an Audience, Focus on Mastery Instead of Metrics

A few days ago, I interviewed Danielle Laporte for Creative Live’s podcasting week. My host Drew asked me what advice I would give someone who is just starting out. My advice for anyone starting out, whether that be as a podcast host, a writer, or any other kind of creative was to commit to mastery […]

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Space Signals

The Mission Newsletter, 9/19/18 “We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” -William Shakespeare What Is College Worth and How Do You Pay For It? Episode 1 of Education Trends Education Trends is your #1 podcast for news that matters in education, college, technology, leadership and the science of learning. In this […]

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Got Time for Time Management?

The Mission Newsletter, 9/18/18 “I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. Or I can go mad by ricocheting in between.” — Sylvia Plath Announcing, Education Trends! 🚀 Education Trends is your #1 podcast for news that matters in education, college, technology, leadership and the science of learning. In Season 1 of […]

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