Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Author

Creativity, edu:Leadership and Creativity

One way to develop a culture of creativity, collaboration, and problem solving is to embrace the idea of vulnerability. Leaders must acknowledge that they don’t know everything and be willing to work together with the members of their community to identify and solve problems. Vulnerability allows folks to come together to solve a problem. This collaborative approach is very different from the top down leadership that may be typical in higher education these days, but there are models of leadership that can take advantage of the multiple areas of expertise within the higher education institution.

November 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Creativity, edu

About a year and a half ago, I first read the book Creativity, Inc. Since that time, I’ve read the book several times, fascinated by how these concepts might work … Continue reading

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