Staff Development

PLAN Webinar: Mindfully Managing Others: Getting the Results You Want with the Platinum Rule with Andrew Sanderbeck (Live)

As a supervisor or manager, how you approach and handle different situations in your organization will largely depend on the style of management you use. Being effective with the people that report to you involves more than just telling them what to do — it also involves choosing the right approach and management style to …

PLAN Webinar: Mindfully Managing Others: Getting the Results You Want with the Platinum Rule with Andrew Sanderbeck (Live) Read More »

PLAN Webinar: It’s Not “Just Part of the Job”: Strategies to Recognize and Address Sexual Harassment in the Library with Amanda Civitello and Katie McLain

Have inappropriate comments or behavior of a sexual nature made you feel uncomfortable or unsafe at work? Like many public-facing employees, it’s time for library staff members to say #MeToo. Let’s talk about sexual harassment in the library. We’ll start with a short presentation about sexual harassment, how it impacts women, men, people of color, …

PLAN Webinar: It’s Not “Just Part of the Job”: Strategies to Recognize and Address Sexual Harassment in the Library with Amanda Civitello and Katie McLain Read More »

PLAN Webinar: Pain-Free Presentations: Don’t Bore Your Audience to Tears with Laura Solomon (Live)

You’ve been asked (or maybe you actually volunteered) to do an in-person presentation. Now what? You’ve survived your own share of horrendous presentations, and you don’t want to inflict one on anyone else. How do you prepare? How do you keep people interested so they don’t spend the whole time on Facebook? How can you …

PLAN Webinar: Pain-Free Presentations: Don’t Bore Your Audience to Tears with Laura Solomon (Live) Read More »

PLAN Tech Day Conference

Keynote: Technology Trends 2018 and Beyond with Brian Pichman Over the last few years, we’ve seen technology evolve in new and exciting ways. Join Brian Pichman of the Evolve Project as he highlights this year’s biggest technology trends and what those trends mean for libraries. What changes are we expecting to see in 2018, and …

PLAN Tech Day Conference Read More »

PLAN Webinar: Ready, Set, GOAL! The Power of Effective Goal-Setting with Linda Bruno – Part 1 of 2

Have you ever set an exciting goal, only to find yourself not making much progress? I think we have all experienced that! But there are tools available to us to help us set AND achieve our goals. In the first 90-minute session, we’ll discover the difference between a wish and a goal – and we’ll …

PLAN Webinar: Ready, Set, GOAL! The Power of Effective Goal-Setting with Linda Bruno – Part 1 of 2 Read More »

PLAN Webinar: Effective Workplace Communication Skills for New(er) Supervisors and Managers with Andrew Sanderbeck

Experts suggest that we are communicating in one way or another more than 90% of the time we are awake! Communication can be positive or negative, verbal, non-verbal, or in writing. Communicating effectively is a learned skill that requires practice, patience, and a desire to be more effective every day. More importantly, your success as …

PLAN Webinar: Effective Workplace Communication Skills for New(er) Supervisors and Managers with Andrew Sanderbeck Read More »

PLAN Workshop: The Efficient Librarian: Productivity Strategies for Workplace Success with Doug Crane

Note: Time is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern time The world of work seems to be moving faster and faster every day. Is it possible to keep up with the rapid pace and still be stress free? Yes, it is! This workshop will present productive strategies for workplace success based in part on the …

PLAN Workshop: The Efficient Librarian: Productivity Strategies for Workplace Success with Doug Crane Read More »