Coming to a library near you, Lead the Change is a leadership program that brings library thought leaders together to show participants how today’s top libraries are leading change and transforming their communities. Attendees are lead through a series of exercises to help bridge key thoughts to individual leadership objectives to help them harness their ideas. Produce your own action planner for success: Participants will receive an action planner and work individually and in a group setting during reflection and discussion periods to build a framework for innovation and change. B.A. David Company founder David Bendekovic, library innovators, and thought leaders, including LJ Librarians of the Year and Movers and Shakers provide insights, best practices and leadership tools to help librarians in all stages of their career tap into personal leadership qualities to transform their career, library and community.
Attendees walk away with the framework and tools needed to turn ideas into actions. “Lead the Change has given me new insight into who I am and what I offer to my library’s future.” —A. Mendelsohn, Senior Librarian, Youth Services, Los Angeles Public Library “An immediate increased community awareness of our library has been a direct result of our attendance at the Lead the Change workshop!” —D. Centi, Youth Services, Folsom Public Library, CA Who should attend? Lead the Change is designed for all library staff members and stakeholders—directors, managers and supervisors, trustees, and staff at every level and across all departments from public, academic, and school (K-12) institutions.
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