Advocacy, Professional Development, Professional Speaking, Training

Owning your impact

I have recently been working on a training for one my clients about gathering and telling stories of impact. Stories of impact are such an effective and easy way to tell the story of your organization - whether you are improving people's lives or selling a great product. I think we are often reluctant to… Continue reading Owning your impact

Advocacy, Marketing, Professional Articles

ALA Newsletter: Because One Week Can Make a Big Difference

The American Library Association wrote this nice piece about my quick and effective National Library Week campaign using the Libraries Transform toolkit. Just goes to show that you don't need a big budget or a lot of time to plan an effective campaign! When the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library System in North Carolina staff realized National… Continue reading ALA Newsletter: Because One Week Can Make a Big Difference

Advocacy, Media Interviews, Professional Articles

Library Journal article: How to Win at the Ballot Box

April Witteveen interviewed me and my colleague Karen Beach for this article about funding advocacy for libraries. Excerpt: Cordelia Anderson, director of marketing, communications, and advocacy with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library (CML), NC, corroborates this necessary separation [between personal and professional advocacy], saying, “While [staff are] acting as employees, their role is to educate, not… Continue reading Library Journal article: How to Win at the Ballot Box