February 5, 2024

Lessons In Leadership, Invention & Reinvention

“Once you launch in, there’s no going back.” Paula Wallace is the Founder and President of the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) – a world leading comprehensive university for creative professionals. Paula invented SCAD in 1979, and she has most definitely not looked back.

Paula has continued to reinvent the way we learn and the way we teach the combination of creative, art, business and now even AI. She writes her own rules.

In this episode, Paula and Amy Jo talk through Paula’s formula for reinvention, her approach to how she makes decisions and what Paula is seeing with AI on the horizon.

You’ll also hear Paula’s fascinating Why Not Now? moment, which is the origin story of SCAD, as well as the pillars that have guided Paula through multiple big changes over time, and why starting with the past is so important when you begin your approach to reinvention.

Lastly, Paula shares the trends that she feels will truly shape the next few years and beyond.

Paula is a Renegade in every sense of the word. Her new book “Lessons In Leadership” is out now.


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