Category Archives: Leadership

Leading from the Middle

Good libraries are led by good leaders. But there are also leaders who are not always at the “top.”

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What Does it Mean?

How many languages can you speak?        

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Listen, Listen, Listen

I’m still working on this one.

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I Will Follow You

If you are, or want to be, a leader, you need to have followers. People who are willing to follow you.        

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Don’t be (or Create) an Accidental Manager

An accidental manager is someone who falls into a supervisory role without the least qualifications to oversee the work of others.”

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

As the author of 10 Ways You Can Earn Respect comments, respect may be an old-fashioned idea, but it still matters.

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Helicopter Bosses?

I’ve heard of helicopter parents, who “hover” over their children, doing things children can (and should) do for themselves, but I had never heard of helicopter bosses.

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Tips Galore

Thank goodness we don’t have to “invent” every solution ourselves. Especially in libraries, just about every management issue you think you have, someone else has had it first, and more often than not, folks are willing to share tips with … Continue reading

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Humble, Hungry, and Hustle!

You may be a leader. You may be the library director, or head of a department, or just in charge of a certain project.

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Are They Engaged?

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