The Defectors, Series 2: beth triplett, leadership dots

  The first of our Defectors contributor posts comes from beth triplett, owner and lead of Leadership Dots. Not sure what we're doing here yet? All is revealed here.   I wanted to put off writing this until the last possible minute – not because of procrastination, but because I felt like if I waited one … Continue reading The Defectors, Series 2: beth triplett, leadership dots

Welcome to The Defectors, Series 2!

In The Defectors' inaugural year, I shared the following to express my desire to share a collection of "untraditional" student affairs and higher education practitioner stories: I hope there's a rising legitimacy in our ability to conceive of student support and advancement of the higher education profession on paths that don't lead to a deanship, … Continue reading Welcome to The Defectors, Series 2!

The Challenge Conflict Presents to Creativity

This spring, I'm focusing some of my speaking and consulting on helping organizations who are in conflict, resolve it and prevent it from constricting practices like organizational transition, goal setting, and strategic planning. Unresolved conflict presents a lot of issues to organizations: lost productivity, damaged professional relationships, and - most germane to the work I … Continue reading The Challenge Conflict Presents to Creativity