Month: October 2012

Developing & Leveraging our Global Intelligence

Between the rapid growth of modern technology and ever-expanding globalization, our world is more interconnected than ever before. In our personal lives and business activities- working and interacting across different time zones, languages and cultures- it is important that as diversity leaders we also increase our Global Intelligence. Webinar participants will learn how Diversity and …

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PLAN’s Tech Day

Featured speaker: Joe Murphy, Librarian and Technology Trend Spotter helping libraries and more prepare for upcoming technology shifts. Joe is an author and editor, an international keynote speaker, and a conference organizer. See more here. Register at PLAN’s website.

ALIGN: Build Rapport and Motivate (Live Online – PLAN)

Leadership Series Part 3 Word choices and accompanying non verbal communication send a message. What messages are you sending? How often do you question why people take your message differently than you intended? Explore words and gestures that are accountable and engage collaboration. Expand the power of language from merely information communication to inspiration and …

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ADAPT: Leverage Your Knowledge of Communication Styles (Live Online – PLAN)

Leadership Series Part 2 Objectives: Inventory your strengths and opportunities for growth Adapt your communication styles so your message can be heard by others Understand intrinsic and extrinsic motivators Learn strategies to empower and encourage Learn how styles respond under pressure to better command reactions Lauren Burnett is president of the Center for Inner Quality. …

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AIM: Prepare for Success (Live Online – PLAN)

Leadership Series Part 1 Description: An effective step for a leader is to periodically review and re-set your personal compass. Kick off 2013 by exploring and creating a personal plan for your life-work. Set your intention, craft a meaningful and engaging personal vision and mission statement then set goals to achieve the outcomes you envision. …

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Tumblr: A Rapidly Growing Social Media Site You Shouldnt Ignore (Live Online – PLAN)

Have you heard of the blogging site Tumblr? Tumblr is a combination blogging platform and social network. It has recently experienced rapid growth, hitting 8 billion pageviews in a month. This milestone puts Tumblr in the top 25 websites in the world, according to Quantcast. How does this relate to your library? Join us to …

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The Power of Seeing Both Sides, Checking Assumptions and Listening vs. Jumping to Solve (Live Online)

Description: Use the Ladder of Reasoning technique to check assumptions before actions and reactions are taken Use balance of advocacy and inquiry to get the full story Listen skills and identifying problem Leverage tips on embracing a collaborative approach and focusing on issues not people Lauren Burnett is president of the Center for Inner Quality. …

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The Power of Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback (Live Online – PLAN)

Description: Explore difference between feedback and criticism Approach how tos on giving and receiving constructive feedback Use three feedback formulas: to encourage positive behavior, to improve behavior and to proactively ask others for feedback on what you can do differently Use a formula for delivering praise Lauren Burnett is president of the Center for Inner …

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