About our founder: Terri McNichol received her BA from Brooklyn College in Liberal Arts; Chinese Language and Philosophy. She received an Interdisciplinary MA in South and East Asian Art History and Film studies from New York University.

Publication Highlights

“The Science of Wisdom.” The Museum Blog Book. MuseumsEtc Ltd: UK and USA, 2017.

“Appreciative Inquiry case study: Executive MBA candidate” in Wirtenberg, J., D. Lipsky, & W. Russell, eds. The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook: When It All Comes Together. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing. North American Publishers, American Management Association Publishing AMACOM. 2008. Second printing, 2018.

 “The Art Museum as Laboratory for Re-Imagining A Sustainable Future" in Volume 3 of

Advances in Appreciative Inquiry- Positive Design and Appreciative Construction: From Sustainable Development to Sustainable Value. Tojo Thatchenkery, David Cooperrider, Michel Avital (Volume Editors) Emerald Publishers. 2010.


“Networked Wise Management: How Self-Cultivation in the Classical Confucian Tradition Became the Way of a Global Governance Model” presented at the Wise Management in Organizational Complexity Conference at the China Europe International Business School, Shanghai, China, May 23-24, 2012.

“Inverting Western business models: why museum practices are key to a new management paradigm.” 2nd International Committee on Management of International Council of Museums (INTERCOM/ICOM) Meeting 2006, “New Roles and Missions,” Taipei, Taiwan, November 2-4, 2006

"The Art of Leading the Museum: Managing for Wonder," at the 4th Annual Critical Management Studies Conference, 'Critique and Inclusivity: Opening the Agenda,' Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, July 4-6, 2005