Earlier this year I, along with the other contributors to ALA Edition's Pivoting During the Pandemic, was invited to deliver the keynote address at the Tennessee Library Association 2021 Annual Conference, but with a twist. We each recorded videos about our chapters, which were then edited together to create a fun, engaging presentation on the topics and… Continue reading Tennessee Library Association Keynote Video: Pivoting During the Pandemic
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?
Storytelling is a fundamental part of being human, which is why I love to tell and share them. I also spend time coaching my clients on how to find and share great stories of impact. I recently had the opportunity to be a part of Storyteller's Night at Jesse Brown's Outdoors, telling the story of how my… Continue reading Storytelling
At the end of April, I had the pleasure of speaking at the State Library of South Carolina's PR Exchange, April 26, 2019 in Columbia. My keynote was about community and customer engagement, a topic that is of interest to many libraries. Too often, when we talk about promoting libraries, the strategy resembles a megaphone.… Continue reading From Promotion to Engagement: My Keynote at the State Library of SC PR Exchange