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Three Big Reminders from the NFL Protestors

I recently wrote an article to athletic coaches, attempting to help them navigate what to do when one or more of their players take a knee in protest during the national anthem. This is an issue that’s caught the attention of millions of football fans across the country, and some say the reason for many…

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Four Questions That Can Help You Talk to Students About Pop Culture

Today, we hear from Andrew McPeak. Andrew is a next gen researcher, speaker, and author for Growing Leaders. Every year, thousands of songs are released which create a great opportunity to “take the temperature” of our culture. Popular songs are a particularly interesting medium for cultural analysis because they are the best representation of where we are in…

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Do Smart Phones Make Us Smarter?

Two decades ago, the lives of millions of Americans were changed. Why? We bought a mobile phone. One decade ago, our lives were utterly transformed when millions of us bought a smart phone. It was a game changer. If you’re like most, you will consult your phone about 80 times a day, or almost 2,400…

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The Future Proof Skills Your Students Need: Podcast #52

Today I’m excited to share with you a conversation with Andrew McPeak. Andrew is a next gen researcher, speaker, and writer for Growing Leaders. He also is the coauthor of our newest book, Marching Off the Map. Here are some highlights from our conversation. Andrew McPeak: The future, sometimes, can be a scary thought. It’s especially scary for…

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