In this extended bonus episode, we talk with Mary Jo Madda, named a Forbes “30 under 30” and now lead at Google on the Education Equity team, about why connections make the difference when diversifying the tech industry and the workplace.
With every system disrupted by the COVID19, everyone is forced to become an innovator. We talk with Mary Jo Madda, named a Forbes “30 under 30” and now lead at Google on the Education Equity team about the secrets to innovation, and how a diverse team can make all the difference.
Forgot what it's like to be outside, surrounded by people? I dig through my recordings to share some of the places I've been in the past nine months. Speaking of quarantine, now that we're at home and free from standardized testing, we're forced to rethink how we teach, and what really matters in education. How did we forget?
All season we’ve listened to ideas about how to find innovation and make our workspaces more dynamic and productive. In this episode I reflect on the making of this podcast, and the lessons I learned that will help you develop your own passion project.
What are you afraid of? How fear holds us back from innovation, and what you can do about it (S1 E10)
Fear of failure often prevents us from embracing change in our lives and workspaces. In this episode we talk with educator and USC Doctoral candidate Sabba Quidwai about how we can overcome fear so that we can create a culture of empathy and a culture of innovation.
School and work expect us to crank out our best work under deadlines. But is that really the best way to get things done? Award-winning animation professor, Jose Garcia-Moreno talks about managing time for innovative creative projects, and life.
Not many of us have the luxury of going on sabbatical to develop a passion project. So how can we find time to create when we’re always rushing between soccer practice, taking the car to the mechanic, and cooking dinner? In this episode, we talk with Dr. Monica Burns about the importance of carving out productive ‘Me Time.’ This episode is sponsored by Participate
Do you need a quiet space or lots of stimulation when you work? Is your desk decorated with figurines and family photos, or tools of the trade? In this episode, I talk with designer Rebecca Hare about how workspaces affect productivity, and how to find a space that will be an innovation incubator for your ideas. This episode is sponsored by Participate.
You know the type: people who want to blow out your candle because they think it will make theirs brighter. But it turns out that how we frame our story of innovation is key to fostering a culture of change. I spoke with former Apple Senior Specialist and Learning Engineer Marco Torres about changing the narrative in the workplace and the impact it can have on education.