Here are the slides to my recent keynote, “Surviving and Thriving in Deeply Weird World”, presented at the ULA Fall Workshop on September 29, 2017 at the Park City Library. Surviving and Thriving in Deeply Weird World from Peter Bromberg
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
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!
Would you like to be more creative? Learn faster? Super, all you need to do is… Nothing. Interested? Read the complete post over at ALA Learning (also archived below on 3/27/13) October 9, 2010 update: Check out Bobbi Newman’s post on the connection between innovation and working less. The New York Times reported this week… Continue reading Learn More, do Nothing: The Importance of rest and renewal
[Note: this was a Toastmasters speech I gave last year, slightly revised for your reading pleasure.] It has long been suspected, but scientific studies prove it: Sleeping around the office is a great way to make it to the top. If you don’t believe me, consider this: A study released by the National Sleep Foundation… Continue reading Friday Fun: Sleeping your way to the top