Effectiveness · Emotional Intelligence · Leadership · Webinars

Leadership Webinar – April 27

I’m honored to be participating in a “Lessons in Leadership” webinar on April 27th, 2:00 pm ET, along with fellow Crucible Moments co-authors Steven Bell, Trevor Dawes, and Erin Smith.  Everyone who registers for the webinar by April 20th will also receive a complimentary copy of the book that also includes chapters by Maureen Sullivan,… Continue reading Leadership Webinar – April 27

Effectiveness · Emotional Intelligence · Influence · Leadership

Book Chapter Published: Influence is a Choice: Aligning Actions Toward Your Preferred Future

I’m pleased to share that I have a chapter, “Influence is a Choice: Aligning Actions Toward Your Preferred Future”, in Mission Bell Media’s new book, Crucible Moments: Inspiring Library Leadership. You can see a preview of the book here. I’d like to thank Steven Bell, Editor, for inviting me to offer a chapter along with… Continue reading Book Chapter Published: Influence is a Choice: Aligning Actions Toward Your Preferred Future

Creativity · Effectiveness · Emotional Intelligence · Health · Keynotes · Mindfulness · Presentations · Productivity · Self-Care · Sleep

Self-Care, Happiness, Emotional/Social Intelligence: A bibliography

I recently had the privilege of keynoting the Access Services conference on November 12, 2015 (slides available on slideshare.)   I offered to put together a bibliography of the articles and research that informed some of my points around emotional and social intelligence, mindfulness, happiness, health, stress, and effectiveness.  Here it is! This bibliography skews more… Continue reading Self-Care, Happiness, Emotional/Social Intelligence: A bibliography

Coaching · Effectiveness · Emotional Intelligence · Influence · Keynotes · Leadership · Mindfulness · Presentations · Webinars

Lead the Change: Create Your Career Roadmap: Slides, Script, and Handouts

11/7/15 UPDATE — Archived presentation now available online: This week I was honored to be the opening speaker for Library Journal’s new Lead the Change Leadership Academy. My presentation focused on how to develop emotional and social intelligence competencies, how to use a basic coaching model to increase one’s effectiveness, and how to use the… Continue reading Lead the Change: Create Your Career Roadmap: Slides, Script, and Handouts

Emotional Intelligence · Health · Learning · Self-Care · Sleep

Want to be healthier, smarter, more creative? Get some sleep!

I’ve written about the importance of sleep before.  The research suggesting that sleep is vital to our health — physical, psychological, cognitive, and emotional health — could reach from here to the moon and back if you started piling it up. Here is the latest in a long series of articles that I routinely bookmark:… Continue reading Want to be healthier, smarter, more creative? Get some sleep!