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We Are Never Not Changing

As soon as we give up on change, we run the risk of falling behind. Therefore, instead of change management we should embrace change readiness.

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Our North Star: Finding Our Way Back To What We Love

Gaining access to the magic enthusiasm fosters is a key strategy to building effective teams and sustainable libraries. The good news is that its not hard to replicate once you’ve found it. I encourage you to go and do just that.

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Diversifying Librarianship

The library workforce fails to reflect the increasing diversity of our communities. It’s time for effective change.

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The Aging Library Staff

These career library workers are part of a small but growing segment of Americans who remain in the workforce into their 70s, 80s and 90s.

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Managing a Multigenerational Staff

The next time you are pondering the point of view of a colleague from a different era, step back for a minute and reflect on all that they have to share with you, whether younger or older.