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Florida’s CareerSource Comes to the Lab

Florida’s CareerSource Comes to the Lab

Workforce development boards are coming to the Agile Strategy Lab for solutions. The latest is CareerSource, the  regional workforce board based in Tallahassee, Florida. Here's why they are coming. In...
Designing the Ecosystem for Student Support at Purdue

Designing the Ecosystem for Student Support at Purdue

When it comes to thinking about strategy, we have a deep legacy of linear thinking. It's not altogether helpful. Take the example of Purdue's expanding undergraduate population of students. To...
Connecting to East Stroudsburg University

Connecting to East Stroudsburg University

East Stroudsburg University anchors the economy in the Poconos. Mary Francis Postupack, Vice President of Economic Development and Entrepreneurship recently contacted the Lab with a problem. Each year, the university...
Lunch and Learns at the Purdue Polytechnic High School

Lunch and Learns at the Purdue Polytechnic High School

Today we kicked off an 8-week series of lunch and learns with the faculty of the Purdue Polytechnic High School in Indianapolis. We're using Strategic Doing to help them learn...
Piloting Pop-Up Classes

Piloting Pop-Up Classes

The Lab is launching an experiment with “pop-up” classes in agile strategy.  A pop-up is an informal class of about 90 minutes in which students engage in interactive learning experience....
Diversity Drives Innovation – But Not the Kind You Think.

Diversity Drives Innovation – But Not the Kind You Think.

We're finding more and more value in the concept of "strategic diversity" - that is, the way in which team members' cognitive preferences shape their roles on the team. Learning...
Teaching the Deep Skills of Collaboration in Middle School

Teaching the Deep Skills of Collaboration in Middle School

In a few weeks, we will be beta testing an exciting new version of Strategic Doing: The Game. It is designed in partnership with young adult novelist Noah Knox Marshall. Ubuntu...
Strategic Doing and I-Corps at New Mexico State

Strategic Doing and I-Corps at New Mexico State

Arrowhead Center—the economic development and technology commercialization arm of New Mexico State University—has implemented Strategic Doing to support its I-Corps teams. From New Mexico State, Lauren Goldstein will be making...
Agile Strategy Moves into Main Street

Agile Strategy Moves into Main Street

The Lab is building an international network of practitioners skilled in the disciplines of agile strategy and collaborative leadership. Built on the frameworks of Strategic Doing, this network is expanding...
The Lab Heads to Puerto Rico

The Lab Heads to Puerto Rico

We have confirmed that we are heading to Puerto Rico for a week, April 4-10. We are working with our colleagues with the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, our...
University of South Dakota | Center for Disabilities

University of South Dakota | Center for Disabilities

Our Lab traveled to South Dakota to partner with the University of South Dakota and the Center for Disabilities. The Center manages a wide range of relationships to improve the...
Building an Agri-Food Ecosystem in the Netherlands

Building an Agri-Food Ecosystem in the Netherlands

The Lab is  heading back to The Netherlands. We are working with our Dutch partner, Human Insight,  on a workshop to develop  an innovation and entrepreneurial  ecosystem in agribusiness and...
Training at the University of Oregon

Training at the University of Oregon

Over the past three years, the Lab has been building a partnership with the University of Oregon to become a affiliate in the Strategic Doing university network.  Earlier this month,...
Agile Strategy and Talent Development in Fremont, Nebraska

Agile Strategy and Talent Development in Fremont, Nebraska

It is never easy to figure out the collaborations needed to improve the productivity of our education and workforce development systems. Part of the challenge involves the different ways that...

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