Professional Speaking

Do you need a speaker for your next event, training or webinar?

I have a passion for helping community-serving organizations grow and thrive, and extensive experience delivering high-impact speeches, presentations and training sessions. I'm also an established library expert with a book about marketing and communications for ALA Editions coming out this year.  Here are just a few examples of events that I can help you with: ConferenceMembers MeetingStaff… Continue reading Do you need a speaker for your next event, training or webinar?

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

Leadership, Professional Development, Professional Speaking

Library Journal Course: Social Media Made Simple

On May 31, 2017, I taught my second Library Journal "Social Media Made Simple" class. Love sharing insights with library professionals across the country. Summary: Learn tools and tactics to help you use social media to build your outreach to current and future patrons. This 4-week online course mixes live keynote presentations and hands-on projects in… Continue reading Library Journal Course: Social Media Made Simple

Leadership, Professional Development

3 things I learned by trading my office desk for a service desk

As a leader in my organization, one of my duties is to understand how service is delivered to the customer. In response to that need, and to feedback from our staff, my fellow leaders and I have made a point to visit – and work in – our branches, to get a better understanding of… Continue reading 3 things I learned by trading my office desk for a service desk