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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
I didn’t know that the library vendor Demco offers an online newsletter on their site. I thought the article 5 Steps to Redefining Your Library was really well done. It talks about surveying your community in a variety of ways: … Continue reading
I’ve been waiting to write this post until I’ve had a little more time. Meanwhile, while I’ve been waiting you’ve probably heard or read about the comments from author Terry Deary that libraries are a thing of the past and … Continue reading
“Love writing about libraries? Many of us do. For our fellow librarians. . . . But for our communities? Not so much. The volume drops significantly. . . .” And really, writing for our communities is even more important. So … Continue reading
Here is an excellent piece on a case for taxpayer support of the arts. A prevailing viewpoint is that public funds should be dedicated primarily to costs related to the maintenance and improvement of a region’s infrastructure – roads, bridges, … Continue reading
Yes, the economy is tight. Yes, funding bodies are telling libraries “we love libraries, but there’s just no more money.” But, with the right blend of statistics, anecdotes, and persuasion, you can influence elected officials, who can, in turn find … Continue reading