Librarian by Day Bobbi Newman | I'm not that kind of librarian

Posts Tagged ‘management’

Want Innovation? Get Out of the Way

02.10.2010 · Posted in Change, Innovation

We hear a lot about innovation and change these days. Everyone is talking about it, every is doing it, or at least trying to. There's a problem though, change and innovation require more than lip service. Declaring that you are innovative does not make it so. You know what I'm talking about, someone reads an ...

Managers – The Message You’re Sending About Time is Affecting Customer Service

10.19.2009 · Posted in Customer Service, Managers, Time Management

The choice you need to make is will it affect it in a good way or a bad way? We are all busy. My to-do list is so long at this point I keep a master running list and a small list just for today, because looking at the long list inspires panic. As individuals, ...

Want to Innovate? Stop Working So Hard

10.14.2009 · Posted in Innovation, Time Management

Putting in all those extra hours, either from the office or home, isn't helping you. At least not with creativity, innovation or those ah-ha! moments. Some of our greatest moments of insight happen where we least expect them to. From the Wallstreet Journal: It happened to Archimedes in the bath. To Descartes it took place ...

Stress Management in the Library Workplace

02.13.2009 · Posted in Libraries, Library Staff, Time Management, Tips

Yesterday I attended a MaintainIT webinar - Using MaintainIT Resources for Technology Training, where they shared some useful information and links.  One of the sites was Infopeople, a nonprofit that archives their presentations and handouts and makes them available under a Creative Commons license! As I was exploring I came across materials for a previous ...