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Category Archives: Presentation Skills
You probably don’t think of librarians as teachers, but many of us are. I first taught what we then called “BI” (bibliographic instruction) as an academic librarian. Nowadays we call it “information literacy.”
Have you ever thought that interviewing for a job is like playing an acting role? When we interview for jobs (in many, but certainly not all!) library settings, we may be asked to give a presentation. I’ve given many, … Continue reading
One thing we do a lot of in libraries is presentations. To our staff, to our board, to our patrons, at conferences, and so on. That’s why these two articles from Harvard Business Review may come in handy. Some, or … Continue reading
There is very little I can say about Thing 1 and Thing 2 (from The M Word). Except, read it. And watch the video. And read the Power Guide. And learn how your library can do this too. Library boards, … Continue reading
I find the post Persuasion and Sales: Sure You Can from All Things Workplace intriguing and informative. The thrust of the article is simple. Many of us say we would never want to, and could never be, in sales. And … Continue reading
Yup, I’m talking about communication again! Makes you wonder about me, doesn’t it. But, I have to say, I think it is so critical to being a good leader, manager, librarian. . . and in fact, being a good person! … Continue reading