Tag Archives: Colleagues

Sorry, I Don’t Have Time!

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.

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Share, Listen, and Respect

Let’s talk a minute about sharing our ideas. Are you a “veteran” librarian who has been around the block a few (okay, many) times and you just know when something isn’t going to work?

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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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I’ll Have My People Call Your People

I don’t have “people.” Heck, I don’t even have an office, a real job, or a department. But if I did, I’m pretty sure I’d find this article on building workplace relationships helpful.

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Beautiful Music

I’ll be at the Reedsburg Public Library later today talking about personality types and interpersonal relationships for their staff in-service.

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You Scratch My Back, I’ll Scratch Yours

Admit it, sometimes you need help from your colleagues, no matter what profession you’re in. So read Building Alliances at Work for some tips on how to get others to want to help you.

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