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Category Archives: Strategic Planning
I’ve posted before about the importance of strategic planning. It is one of the management tools I feel very strongly about, and I do see parallels to it in everyday life. Case in point: today as I was watching the … Continue reading
As a huge proponent of strategic planning for public libraries (see here, here, and here) I often struggle with finding the balance between being strategic while allowing for flexibility. It is important to follow your strategic plan, and not fall … Continue reading
Marketing is more than “advertising” programs and other things happening at your library, and a marketing plan is not something you do when you feel like you’ve got everything else done. It is not (or should not be) and afterthought! … Continue reading
Does your library have a strategic plan? Many of you are probably saying “Well, no. . . I know we probably should, but I don’t have time. We have enough to do just keeping the doors open and waiting on … Continue reading
I’ve been helping out with a public library system director search process. I love hiring and interviewing; I don’t know why, I just do. This process has gone very well, partly because of a very good committee. Anyway, we’ve had … Continue reading