Category Archives: Communication & Culture

Photo of Jennifer next to a big head in Indianapolis.

Your Brain and Memory

The opening general session speaker at this year’s EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting was Dr. John Medina, Developmental Molecular Biologist and Research Consultant at both the University of Washington and Seattle Pacific University. He shared a few revelations about how the

Photo of Jennifer next to a big head in Indianapolis.

Your Brain and Memory

The opening general session speaker at this year’s EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting was Dr. John Medina, Developmental Molecular Biologist and Research Consultant at both the University of Washington and Seattle Pacific University. He shared a few revelations about how the

Goat

Options for Identifying Your Personality Type

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® is a psychological instrument, and is restricted to use by certified professionals. Here are some options for identifying your MBTI® type: Check with your human resources or training offices, or similar offices in nearby universities. Many

Goat

Options for Identifying Your Personality Type

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® is a psychological instrument, and is restricted to use by certified professionals. Here are some options for identifying your MBTI® type: Check with your human resources or training offices, or similar offices in nearby universities. Many

Letters on the door of the Sagrada Familia

Personality Types and Librarians (Part 2)

Using the 1994 Scherdin study of 1,600 librarians and MBTI®, and a national representative sample of MBTI® types from 1998, we can get a sense of how a group of librarians might be different from the general population. For instance, you read

Letters on the door of the Sagrada Familia

Personality Types and Librarians (Part 2)

Using the 1994 Scherdin study of 1,600 librarians and MBTI®, and a national representative sample of MBTI® types from 1998, we can get a sense of how a group of librarians might be different from the general population. For instance, you read

Cabela Diorama

Personality Types and Librarians (Part 1)

Millions of people have taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) instrument in the hopes of understanding themselves better. The theory behind the MBTI® is that we are born with preferences which do not change over time. These preferences add up to

Cabela Diorama

Personality Types and Librarians (Part 1)

Millions of people have taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) instrument in the hopes of understanding themselves better. The theory behind the MBTI® is that we are born with preferences which do not change over time. These preferences add up to

Superheroes

Organizational Culture and Project Management

  Organizational culture:  “A pattern of shared basic assumptions that the group learned as it solved its problems of external adaptation and internal integration, that has worked well enough to be considered valid and, therefore, to be taught to new members as

Superheroes

Organizational Culture and Project Management

  Organizational culture:  “A pattern of shared basic assumptions that the group learned as it solved its problems of external adaptation and internal integration, that has worked well enough to be considered valid and, therefore, to be taught to new members as

Looking up

Learning from Action Learning

I became aware of action learning as a participant in an executive leadership program. Just this year as I returned to action learning as a team coach, I realized that action learning has something to teach me as a project manager.

Looking up

Learning from Action Learning

I became aware of action learning as a participant in an executive leadership program. Just this year as I returned to action learning as a team coach, I realized that action learning has something to teach me as a project manager.