Why I'm Creating Hobbyist Academia
Engage and Interact I have a survey for you to take. First, a bit of background: I’m a Resident of the House of Beautiful Business, a…
There are many elements to how I approach cultivating my self-directed learning practice. Each of them stems from broad worldviews and influences…
A random musing on the topic of digital sociology: There’s a certain nostalgia for the “pre Internet” age when we theoretically knew our neighbors in a…
Maybe I'm hitting my stride with this iteration
I think Joyful by Ingrid Fetell Lee is my most frequently gifted book. I bought it for another friend this week; I was happy to be able to buy it in…
Interdisciplinary is an adjective used to describe something that relates to multiple branches of knowledge. Our education system as children and young…
Critical thinking is a key skill for learning. It’s the difference between blindly absorbing and internalizing every idea you consume, and understanding…
Motivation is a finicky variable that often feels out of our control. I have a two-pronged approach to the way it interacts with and impacts my…
Today’s element of a self-directed learning practice is experimentation. I’ve found that framing life through the lens of an experiment is a powerful…
Generative conversations are an important part of the practice of learning- and they’re a practice in themselves. A generative conversation is one in…
I’m going to experiment with a new format for this newsletter- more of a project update on the collection and recommendations from my travels around the…