Author: Karen Nussle

So by now you have probably figured out that I love to quote old movies, songs and cliches… Last time I talked about the famous movie scene where Jack Nicholson yells “YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE TRUTH!” Makes me smile just thinking about it. And it...

One of my favorite movie quotes is from the famous scene in A Few Good Men when Jack Nicholson, as the tough Marine Colonel Nathan Jessup, and Tom Cruise, the hot shot Navy prosecuting attorney, have a testy exchange and in a fit of passion...

You’ve heard the saying “You are what you eat.” And generally that seems to make sense. If you consistently indulge in McDonalds and Dunkin Donuts, that will eventually have some health consequences. Same seems to be true with our media habits – we are what...

I generally use this space to explore my fascination with communication – what makes it work or not work. What persuades some people to buy a product or support an issue while others are not convinced? I’m also fascinated with the role of the media...

Constant communication is at the core of who we are as beings.  Every one of the hundreds of decisions we make (and don’t make) each day communicate about us to others.  At the same time, as we navigate our daily lives, we also must constantly...

I believe with every fiber of my being that communication is literally everything. Every minute of every day, we as humans are communicating.  By the things we do, the things we don’t do, the things we say, and don’t say. Every moment we are communicating something...

Imagine this:  You and I are in a crowded but sturdy boat on the open ocean.  The boat is our country. We are sailing in the direction of our future.  Our success in getting safely to our future destination is not guaranteed and it is...

Wouldn’t it be great if we had a version of Waze for public policy advocacy, with real-time advice on the route to travel to be most successful based on other policy travelers’ experience?   [button size='' style='' text='Read More' icon='' icon_color='' link="https://www.aei.org/research-products/report/gps-for-social-and-emotional-learning-from-one-who-traveled-the-common-core-highway/" target='_blank' color='' hover_color='' border_color='' hover_border_color=''...