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The gift of reflection and the opportunity of failure

Reflection is such a common concept in management and leadership, yet one that few of us practice regularly. Celebrate the successes! Celebrate the wins! Success builds success! We hear those all of the time.  But how to find time for it and actually do it? Is it really that important?  (and what about the not-successes, […]

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Leaders as Stewards of Change

Confronting change in the library can be more frightful than discovering the first hints of gray hair on your 35th birthday. Just like dealing with the turmoil of finding stray, gray whiskers in your beard or streaks of silver beginning to peak out around your temples, dealing with organizational change is an intensely emotional, personal […]

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Jay Turner Selected for Competitive New American Library Association Leadership Institute

Jay Turner, director of continuing education and training at Georgia Public Library Service is one of only 40 librarians  selected from a highly competitive national pool to participate in Leading to the Future, a new four-day immersive leadership development program for future library leaders hosted August 12-15, 2013 by the American Library Association (ALA). “I’m […]

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