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Purposeful Influence: Keynote at Connecticut Library Association Leadership Institute, August 9, 2013

Here is the slidedeck from Purposeful Influence, my Keynote at Connecticut Library Association Leadership Institute University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT August 9. 2013.  You can download the slidedeck (with full text of talk in notes field) at Slideshare. Purposeful Influence: Keynote at Connecticut Library Association Leadership Institute, August 9. 2013 

Influence · Keynotes · Leadership · Speaking

The Very Heart of It. Keynote for Urban Libraries Unite (ULU) Conference, April 5, 2013

Here is the slidedeck from my recent keynote, The Very Heart of It, given at the Urban Libraries Unite (ULU) Conference in Brooklyn, NY on April 5, 2013. Note that the full text of the talk is available as a pdf (with slides) at: http://www.slideshare.net/pbromberg/urban-libraries-unite-ulu-conference-keynote-text-version-wslides The Very Heart of It. Keynote at Urban Libraries Unite… Continue reading The Very Heart of It. Keynote for Urban Libraries Unite (ULU) Conference, April 5, 2013

ALALearning Blog Post · Effectiveness · Learning · Presenting · Speaking · Training

10 Steps to Promote Learning in Your Conference Presentation

A small meme developed on Twitter yesterday prompted by the following tweet by David Wedamen,  “Just had a GREAT idea from @brandeislibn. Conferences should be built around TEACHING not PRESENTING. Wouldn’t that be something?” (Thanks to Michael Stephens for retweeting and bringing to my attention.) Alice Yucht built on the idea with her tweet, “how… Continue reading 10 Steps to Promote Learning in Your Conference Presentation

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Finding Your Voice(s)

If you’ve ever taken a class (or read a book or article) on how to speak effectively in public you’ve probably heard the refrain, “find your voice.” Usually this is meant as an exhortation to let your unique, authentic, personal style shine through no matter what the talk or situation. While there is great value… Continue reading Finding Your Voice(s)