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?

Libraries

Addressing Library Relevancy

Last month, Gallup released a story that had libraries high-fiving across the internet. Gallup reported that "Visiting the library remains the most common cultural activity Americans engage in, by far. The average 10.5 trips to the library U.S. adults report taking in 2019 exceeds their participation in eight other common leisure activities." This was great… Continue reading Addressing Library Relevancy

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

Professional Development

10 things cycling from Paris to London taught me about work

Also published on LinkedIn In August 2016, I flew across the Atlantic, joined up with a group of strangers, and rode a bike from Paris to London. I was not an experienced cyclist. I didn’t have a traveling companion. I was alone, the only American in a group of 20 Italians, Germans and Australians. Could… Continue reading 10 things cycling from Paris to London taught me about work