Professional Development

8 things cycling trips have taught me about being a solopreneur

In 2016, I flew across the Atlantic, joined a group of strangers, and rode a bike from Paris to London along the Avenue Verte. I was not an experienced cyclist, I didn’t have a traveling companion, I was the only American in a group of 20 Italians, Germans and Australians, and it was wonderful. I wrote… Continue reading 8 things cycling trips have taught me about being a solopreneur

Marketing, Planning Guides, Professional Articles

Writing a book for release in 2020

I'm so excited to share this news: I am writing a book for ALA Editions, the publishing imprint of the American Library Association. The topic will be library marketing and communications. The book will be available next year, and I am already hard at work writing and gathering content. I can't say much more at this… Continue reading Writing a book for release in 2020

Government, Professional Articles

An inside perspective on the moon landing

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing, I interviewed my dad, a retired NASA executive, about his time at NASA headquarters during the historic occasion. "I had been working at NASA for less than three years in '69. Had been working mostly on Skylab, the first space station." But of course he was… Continue reading An inside perspective on the moon landing

Customer Experience, Libraries, Marketing, Nonprofits

Podcast Transcript: “Library Figures” interview on Social Media in Libraries

Thanks to my awesome intern Sydney, I now have transcripts of several of the podcasts I've been interviewed for. The transcript below is from the podcast Library Figures, and we talk about how to empower library staff and grow your social media impact. Tyler Byrd: Cordelia, it’s going to be so great to have you on… Continue reading Podcast Transcript: “Library Figures” interview on Social Media in Libraries