If you are, or want to be, a leader, you need to have followers. People who are willing to follow you.
None of us really knows what will happen next. We should always be prepared. But we’re not. Not always.
Today’s photos come from Sharon, Massachusetts, courtesy of my friend Kari.
No matter how you see the old year out, and the new one in, I wish you well.
Here’s a look back at the books I read in 2016. Continue reading
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Here is how a group of librarians (and spouses) do Solstice. I hope yours was happy. The days are now getting longer. 🙂
I wish we didn’t have to keep talking about this, but we do. As Feral Librarian explains in Never Neutral, neutral is really nothing more than a gear in your car.
So we recently talked about being new to management. Today we talk about what to do when as a new (or not so new!) manager you give feedback that results in tears, anger, or gossip. Continue reading
First of all, if you’re not interested in management, don’t do it. If you’re better at the day-to-day functions of the library (or whatever organization you work in), do that.
What do Americans expect from their public libraries? The short answer is “a lot.”