Leadership

SEFLIN – Creating a Motivating Environment (Live Online – 2 days)

This two-part course will be held on Wednesday-Thursday, May 6-7, 2015 from 10:00 to 11:30 am. Students must attend both sessions. So often we hear comments like, “How can I motivate her?” or “I don’t know what to do to motivate him.” And yet it’s really quite clear that we can’t motivate someone else. Motivation has to come …

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SEFLIN Boot Camp: Leading in Shifting Environments (Face-to-Face)

This one-day session is designed for library leaders who are challenged to support and sustain staff through changing environmental realities. Today’s high customer expectations, changing technological demands, and shifting resource allocations require new energy and new commitment from our staffs. The challenge for library leaders is to find ways to tap the best within their …

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The Iron is HOT: Libraries as Innovative & Creative Community Catalysts

This webinar helps to define the successful library as one that serves as a vibrant and active community center. Learn how to take a leadership role as a creative catalyst – exploring new ways to build partnerships, strengthen community and contribute to local development. Renew your sense of hope for the longtime viability of public …

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The Leadership Series: Developing and Coaching Your Employees (SEFLIN)

Coaching in the workplace is a series of conversations aimed at developing the staff by encouraging and assisting them to identify the most desired but realistic outcome and how it can be achieved. In this interactive and informative webinar you’ll learn the benefits of developing your team and helping employees build their skills in ways …

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The Leadership Series: Courageous Conversations of Accountability (SEFLIN)

Create a work team or department of individuals that are accountable for their work isn’t just a matter of focusing on what your people are doing wrong. When performance and behavior issues arise, you need to be ready to talk with the employee about your expectations and the behaviors and results that you want to …

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The Leadership Series: Do You Need Eyes in the Back of Your Head? (SEFLIN)

Communication in the workplace is essential to managing your employees and helping them perform as individuals and work as a team. The words spoken by staff members are only part of the communication puzzle. Remember: Body language many times is a more accurate gauge of an employees feelings or intentions. This interactive and informative webinar …

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The Leadership Series: Balancing Leadership and Management Skills for Optimal Results (SEFLIN)

Finding the balance between being a manager and being a leader seems more difficult than it actually is. At their core, management is about tasks and leadership is about the influence of people. The challenge many managers find is creating a balance between managing and leading, as the skills to do both effectively are distinctly …

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Emotional Intelligence: What It Is and Why It Matters in Your Workplace (SEFLIN)

This two-part online class will be held on June 6 and 13, 2013 from 2:00 – 3:30 pm. Students must attend both sessions. Emotional Intelligence – maybe you’ve heard the term, but what in the world does it mean? The short answer is simply being intelligent about emotions – yours and others’.  The longer – and …

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