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Category Archives: Decision-making
This is a tough one I think.
Sometimes I am so overwhelmed by having too many choices that I am paralyzed and can’t make a decision. Does this ever happen to you? Do you respond by simply sticking to the same old standard choices? I’m afraid I … Continue reading
Much of what we do in libraries is done as a team. Good teamwork is an essential element if you’re going to have a successful library. And trust is an essential element if you’re going to have a successful … Continue reading
Wait a minute. . . what was I saying?. . . where was I going?. . . what was I doing? . . . Did I ever finish X?. . . I didn’t? Really? I meant to. . . Wait … Continue reading
First of all, for anyone who reads my blog who doesn’t know a lot about what library directors and library staff do—Let me make one thing perfectly clear: We work hard. People who work in libraries do not sit and … Continue reading
So often in life, whether our professional or personal lives, we get a wake up call. Sometimes, like in the example in How to Answer a Wake Up Call (Seapoint Center), it is an uncomfortable one, and we just want … Continue reading
And if not, why not?! (And don’t tell me you’re not in a leadership position, either. There is such a thing as leading from within, you know.) Anyway, be sure to check out 12 Things Collaborative Leaders Do by Jessie … Continue reading
I’ve been helping out with a public library system director search process. I love hiring and interviewing; I don’t know why, I just do. This process has gone very well, partly because of a very good committee. Anyway, we’ve had … Continue reading