Do you need to strengthen your approach to articulating value, having a positive impact on your communities, dealing with uncertain conditions, taking advantage of opportunities, building relationships and using your influence! Join Standing Tall: Articulating Our Value June17, 3-5pm ET – a free workshop of the SLA Canada special library and information professional community. And, we’ll be experimenting with a new conference platform, Airmeet. iHave nteractive discussions with industry leaders:
- Positive Politics: Donna Scheeder, Library Strategies International, former Law Librarian of Congress, Congressional Research & DC Democratic Party Leader
- Demonstrating Value & ROI: Mary Ellen Bates, Bates Information
- Understanding Our Communities & Asking the Right Questions: Jim Miller, Principal, Connect Public Affairs & Stephen Abram, Lighthouse Consulting
- Value, Politics & Being at the Table: Frank, Biss, VP, Sales & Operations, Counting Opinions
Being ready for an uncertain future is more important than ever and we need to be prepared. This workshop focuses on being prepared, articulating our value and impact, expressing implications of lost opportunity costs; asking the right questions to understand our communities needs, following through with appropriate programs and services, using positive political practices, as well as making sure we are bold and assertive in appropriate ways! In the words of Gary Price, Intelligence Officer for SLA Canada, “People can’t use what they don’t know about!” And as Lydia Fenet, Managing Director & Global Director of Strategic Partnerships at Christie’s who has also raised over half a billion dollars for more than 400 non-profits worldwide as the leading benefit auctioneer in the United States, urges in her video on the art of persuasion, “Don’t Cap Yourself” Her book, The Most Powerful Woman in the Room is You!, is filled with memorable case studies, no fail strategies, and fresh, unexpected advice from some of the most successful women in business, fashion, journalism, and the arts.