Category Archives: Performance

Burning Bridges

I wrote an earlier post about the importance of things like communication and consensus. Today I’d like to add another C to that list: Collaboration. Though Inclined to Collaborate? You Should Be (All Things Workplace) starts by talking about the … Continue reading

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Are You Too Pushy?

Do you tend to pull your employees along with you, or do you push them to do what you and your organization needs?  Is there a difference?  I’ve never really analyzed this, but the post Pull Me−Push You got me … Continue reading

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Playing Catch Up

We all do it, at home and at work.  And I do it on this blog. I’ve got a bunch of links I’ve been saving up to write about.  Here’s a potpourri of some from The Fast Track: 5 Things … Continue reading

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A Look at Helping

There are many “helping professions:”  medicine, nursing, social work, and counseling are just a few.  I would add librarianship to the list. It is important to help those who use our libraries.  It is also important to help those who … Continue reading

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Speaking of Goals/Resolutions. . .

My last post was about New Year’s resolutions, and personal and organizational goal-setting.  And how they may be, to some extent, the same things.  Today’s post expands upon that. Today’s post also honors Nelson Mandela, who died last month, as … Continue reading

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We’re All in This Together

I like to think that when I am part of a library organization, I am on their team, and I understand that the library’s success is a team effort, we’re all in this together, and we all have to work … Continue reading

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Stop the Clock!

  It seems I’ve been having a little trouble getting blog posts written and posted lately.  Time management has never been my best skill, but I have always managed to meet deadlines, and usually ahead of time.  Perhaps the problem … Continue reading

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Write it Down!

Those of you who know me well know that I’m a big fan of documentation—of policies, of decisions, of processes, and more.  Sometimes I think that I take so many notes to compensate for my memory, which sometimes fails me. … Continue reading

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Don’t Hit the Snooze Button

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

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