A Golden Hue

Golden Swirling Hurricane

After 15 years of service to Oklahoma State University, and 25 years sinceĀ leading my first university course, the time seemed right for a change. Change can be hard. Change can be challenging. Change can also be invigorating while providing room for personal growth. As a new member of The University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane community … [Read more…]

Creativity as Problem Solving for Entrepreneurs

Creative Oklahoma

Reprinted from Creative Oklahoma, Inc. Creativity has been an important area of investigation since J.P. Guilfordā€™s call for more study on the topic as the president of the American Psychological Association (APA) in 1950. A few key approaches have dominated the landscape in the intervening decades such as divergent and convergent production (thinking) as conceptualized … [Read more…]

Creative Business Cup


My friends Quinn and Jonathon, co-founders of Life Out of the Box, will be representing the United States at the Creative Business Cup in Copenhagen, Denmark during Global Entrepreneurship Week in November. Life Out of the Box (#LOOTB) travels to culturally-rich locales and works with local artisans who make one-of-a-kind products like bracelets, keychains, wallets, … [Read more…]