Entries by Emma Schoenfelner

3 Tips: Rip Van Winkle Looks for a Job

“The last time I personally looked for a job was some 29 years ago when in 1990 I applied to a dozen universities for a tenured faculty position in engineering…I recall this history, because that 1990 search was of a different era. A few of the applications were sent by email, but many of them […]

Deep Shift #1: Obedience to Courage

“A shift is a small change to something we already do well that gives great power to effect change in ourselves and/or others. And in this definition lies the blessing and the curse of shifts. Shifts are changes to things we already do reasonably well. For example, our ability to listen can be shifted to […]

5+1 Shifts to the Deep Missing Basics

“Some of the earliest learning of the iFoundry adventure led to a key insight of what’s missing in education today. Other insights have come from coaching, training, and consulting interactions. All were combinations of theory and practical insight. Here we use the term shift to denote a small change to something we believe we already do quite […]

The Web & Returns to Expertise

“Expert this and expert that. If you listen to modern advertising copy and the media (and to university professors) the most important thing in the world is to become an expert, but something funny happened on the way to the expertise forum…” Delve into the modern world of expertise in a new blog post by […]

NPR’s Jazzed About Work: “Educators Should Create Change” with Dave Goldberg

Dave Goldberg was recently interviewed on NPR’s Jazzed About Work hosted by Beverly Jones produced by WOUB Public Media. “It’s time for university leaders to get serious about changing the way they teach students, says higher education thought leader Dave Goldberg, in this episode. Dave says it’s time to change higher education from the inside out. He […]

FREE WEBINAR: 4 Reasons Why “Everybody Needs a Coach” Nov 27 & 28

FREE WEBINAR 4 Available Time Slots available on Monday, November 27 & Tuesday, November 28 Choose one that works best for your schedule, so you never have to miss a webinar again! **REGISTER NOW** Business leaders, Eric Schmidt and Bill Gates say that “everybody needs a coach”, and the C-suite, (CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, etc.) increasingly hire leadership coaches […]

FREE WEBINAR March 29th: 4 Reasons Why “Everybody Needs a Coach”

Big Beacon presents a FREE WEBINAR 4 Reasons Why “Everybody Needs a Coach” Business leaders, Eric Schmidt and Bill Gates say that “everybody needs a coach”, and the C-suite, (CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, etc.) increasingly hire leadership coaches to help them navigate difficult business problems. This practice is now spreading to other leaders, educational leaders, faculty […]

FREE WEBINAR January 18th: 4 Keys to Ineffective Educational Change

Big Beacon presents a FREE WEBINAR 4 Keys to Ineffective Educational Change: How to Botch Transformation Without Really Trying Educational change leaders make 4 common errors that slow change and limit ultimate success. This short, interactive webinar gives practical strategies to both accelerate change and enhance the probability for effective and sustained success. Learn the 4 common mistakes of educational change efforts and how to overcome them. Big Beacon is a 501c3, non-profit organization dedicated to the transformation of education. This webinar is free with no cost or obligation. but with plenty of opportunities for successful educational change. [vcex_button url=”https://expertise.tv/webinar/4-keys-to-ineffective-change/landing/2344″ title=”Visit […]