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First of all, if you’re not interested in management, don’t do it. If you’re better at the day-to-day functions of the library (or whatever organization you work in), do that.
In a workplace, whether it’s a library or some other organization, we need rules for employees, and we need to get along and work together. Really, it’s the same as in a home and family. We need to meet certain … Continue reading
An accidental manager is someone who falls into a supervisory role without the least qualifications to oversee the work of others.”
This is a tough one I think.
So, in libraries, as you probably know by now, we don’t just sit around and read books. 🙂 Sometimes, in fact, directors and staff are really busy with one project or another.
Negativity is not a good thing.
I wish I knew how many times a day I say to my husband, “I can’t read your mind, you know!” Even when we think we’re being crystal clear with each other, there’s so much room for misinterpretation.
I almost forgot to write any posts for the week. Luckily I keep a file of things I’ve read that I want to share with you.
I’ve heard of helicopter parents, who “hover” over their children, doing things children can (and should) do for themselves, but I had never heard of helicopter bosses.