#rawthought: What If We…Ditch “Best Practices”?
When was the last time you were asked to share “best practices”? This phrase came up yesterday for me in a Twitter chat, and it suddenly dawned on me that I take issue with the term. It sounds too authoritative and stagnant, with shades of “expert” at which I tend to cringe. I totally get the motive- we want to hear from people who have had some degree of success in fill-in-the-blank. We want to know their secrets..what “works”…what we can “count on”. We are drawn to “proven