Category Archives: Productivity

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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Keeping an Open Mind

I just re-read this post I had saved awhile ago.  I needed it today.  My state is deeply divided politically.  My country is deeply divided as well.  So I have to pay attention when I read things today like: If … 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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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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Sure, I Can Manage That Project!

Projects.  We have LOTS of projects in libraries.  Sometimes you’ll be working on a project with people you supervise.  Sometimes you’ll be working with colleagues in your library.  Other times you’ll be working on projects with people in other parts … 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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Productivity Schmoductivity

Here’s a fun look at productivity tips:  The Secret to Making Productivity Tips Work For You.  It is true that there is all kinds of advice on how to productive, and everyone has to find and use the ways that … Continue reading

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