Monthly archives: March, 2010

Creativity, where does it come from?

What does creativity do? 1. Solves problems 2. Generates new ideas 3. Gives new perspectives Thinking without action is not creativity. If you want your staff to innovate and grow then nurture creativity.

What teachers make

embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt I loved this video because it reminded me that like teachers libraries also make a difference.

Leaders need to understand how others listen before they speak

How are people listening to you? People hear things differently, understanding how they listen is as important as the message. Carl Jung defines listeners into for categories. Thinking types: Those who are listening for the idea. Intuitive types: Those who are listening for the vision. Sensate types: Those who are listening for the plan. Feeling …

What kind of leader are you?

(The Berlin Wall was here) My friend Michael Stephens took this photo. It was a reminder that great leaders identify and remove obstacles rather than build them. Are you building walls or opening new pathways for your patrons and staff?

New Jenny Levine video

Jenny came to our staff day last year and we had the chance to interview her. Thanks Jenny for a great day. embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt