Staff Development

PLAN Webinar: How to Write for the Library Press (and Make Editors Love You) with Kathy Dempsey

Do you long to write something for a professional publication? Are you eager to contribute to the library literature? If you have your content idea but don’t know how to pitch it or where to start, this webinar will guide you. Here’s what you’ll learn in this webinar: How to approach an editor with an …

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PLAN Webinar: 9 Essential Qualities of Experiencing Mindfulness in Your Work with Andrew Sanderbeck (Live)

Mindfulness continues to be a hot topic in the library industry. But what exactly is mindfulness, and how can you use these techniques to lower your stress, minimize the chaos, and “be in the moment?” In this informative and interactive program, we’ll explore the 9 Essential Qualities of Mindfulness (based on the work of Melanie …

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PLAN Webinar: Are You a Negative Nell or a Positive Paul? Reducing Our Tendency to Embrace the Negative with Linda Bruno

Have you ever noticed how easy it is to get drawn into the world of the “Negative Nells?” And how much more difficult it is to join Positive Paul’s party? Have you ever noticed that we often tend to share our negativity with others – our co-workers and our patrons? They often “catch” our negativity, …

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PLAN Webinar: 10 Ways to More Effectively Assert Yourself in the Workplace with Andrew Sanderbeck (Live)

Many people find it intimidating to have to share an idea or to “speak up” about something to a colleague, peer, or higher up. And being seen by others as someone who is more passive, introverted, and quiet probably doesn’t help. Fortunately, having a more assertive voice and presence doesn’t mean you have to change …

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