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Archive for November, 2009

For Those Who Are an Overnight Success and For Those Who Aren’t a Video Series From Chris Brogan

11.13.2009 · Posted in Innovation, Reputation, Time Management, Video

These videos are from Chris Brogan's Over Night Success Series. There are 9 videos total covering topics such as Grinding vs Clocking - Time and the Overnight Success, Pity Party, Small Talk is Big, Belief Systems, The Competition, What it Takes, No Excuses & A Call to Arms. These videos are great even if you ...

On Weakness: Identify, Cope, Accept Mistakes Will Happen, Acknowledge, Correct, Apologize, Learn and Move On.

11.12.2009 · Posted in Blogging, Chit Chat

Yesterday morning I stood in front of a group of people and told them to admit their weaknesses, which of course has me thinking about mine. I did this during a time management workshop, so the example I be used for myself is how bad my memory is and how I cope with that.  Tuesday another ...

If Your Patrons Continually Use Your Catalog the Wrong Way the Problem Isn’t Them, It’s You

11.10.2009 · Posted in Patron Satisfaction, Patron Services

I was reading through an article (Found via What I Learned Today) on The Chronicle of Higher Education website about improving library catalog search functionality, when this comment caught my eye. The problem is people are trying to use the catalog the wrong way. Instead of a keyword search like on the internet and online databases, ...

Put Down the Phone and Pay Attention

Last week I (and many others) spent a lot of time documenting the Internet Librarian conference, photos, tweets, blog posts, facebook updates. Did the act of digitally documenting the events change anything? Did the process of lifestreaming change my (and others) behavior, perception of what was happening and memories of it. Will we remember it better or worse? A recent ...