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Podcast Transcript: “Business Resilience Decoded” interview on Crisis Communications

Thanks to my awesome summer intern Sydney, I now have transcripts of the podcasts I've been interviewed for. Here's a transcript of the podcast "Business Resilience Decoded," in which I spoke about the value of good crisis communications in libraries. Narrator: Welcome to Business Resilience Decoded. From Disaster Recovery Journal and Asfalis Business Resilience. Now, here’s… Continue reading Podcast Transcript: “Business Resilience Decoded” interview on Crisis Communications

Marketing, Nonprofits, Professional Development

Five things I’ve learned as a social media volunteer

As many of you know, in addition to running my business, I'm a mother of three kids. I've always found there to be overlaps between running a household and running a business, which is great, because the things you learn in one area of your life can be applied in the other. With three kids… Continue reading Five things I’ve learned as a social media volunteer

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