Hey Defectors, Run to Molly Beck’s “Reach Out” Method!

I've just finished reading Reach Out: The Simple Strategy You Need to Expand Your Network and Increase Your Influence by Molly Beck, and I proverbially ran here to write about it. For those who know my work with Defector Academy, you'll recognize that its emphasis on building your network aligns nicely with principle 4: Assemble Your Crew. … Continue reading Hey Defectors, Run to Molly Beck’s “Reach Out” Method!

Cooking Up Creativity in the Kids’ Baking Championship Kitchen, Part 2

This post is part 2 in a series about the ways Kids Baking Championship embodies the creative process. Catch up on part 1 here. Last week, we explored a lot of the external principles of creativity that I've seen in action through my recent TV culinary obsession, Food Network's Kids Baking Championship. This week, I want … Continue reading Cooking Up Creativity in the Kids’ Baking Championship Kitchen, Part 2

Cooking Up Creativity in the Kids Baking Championship Kitchen, Part 1

Last week, my television baking obsession The Great British Bake-Off* aired its latest finale across the pond, and I'm anxiously awaiting its arrival to Netflix in a few weeks, by finding some Americans to watch bake. My sister alerted me to the presence of Food Network's Kids Baking Championship, a show I'd watched one season of … Continue reading Cooking Up Creativity in the Kids Baking Championship Kitchen, Part 1