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Thursday, May 16

1:30pm MDT

Why We Burned Our First Leadership Book, or How to Develop a Leadership Path that Holds Personal Meaning
The creator of Library Leadership Podcast will guide us in developing a leadership path that holds personal meaning. Inspired by interviews from the podcast, a variety of strategic insights will show us how everyone can improve their leadership to personally shape their workplace, the community they serve, and the trajectory of the library profession. Attendees will learn how one library manager’s leadership path was transformed to include personal meaning, resulting in braver development.

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Becca Lael

Park City Library

Adriane Herrick Juarez

Park City Library

Thursday May 16, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm MDT
Eagle Room 200 C
  (4) General Librarianship, Speaker / Panel Session
Friday, May 17

10:15am MDT

Emotional Intelligence: How to Be an Effective Librarian and Leader
Emotional intelligence is an emerging characteristic required of great leaders and dynamic thinkers. Often times we allow our own personal biases to affect our interactions with both patrons and staff. In an effort to mitigate our own emotions this Lightning Talk will teach participants the meaning of emotional intelligence and how to incorporate it into our daily work lives.


Sarah Goodrich

Salt Lake City Library, Day-Riverside Branch

Friday May 17, 2019 10:15am - 10:25am MDT
Eagle Room 200 A
  (6) Public Librarianship, Lightning Talk (10 Minutes)
  • Topic Tags Leadership, Personnel and Staffing, Public Relations
  • Objective 1 Understanding the concept of emotional intelligence
  • Objective 2 Utilizing emotional intelligence to maintain a positive work environment
  • Objective 3 Utilizing emotional intelligence to increase the patron satisfaction and confidence in the library

1:55pm MDT

How to Get Even the Most Reluctant Staff on Board with Assessment: Creating a Culture of Celebration, Assessment, and Improvement
For many staff members, assessment can be an intimidating process. With anxieties about negative feedback, punishment, or toxic oversight, it can be difficult to have staff excited to participate. The assessment librarian at UVU’s Fulton Library will share how she brought assessment to the spotlight as opportunities to celebrate and then used that momentum to tackle more challenging topics in the library.

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Mary Naylor Stephens

Utah Valley University, Fulton Library
Utah Valley University Library

Friday May 17, 2019 1:55pm - 2:15pm MDT
Eagle Room 200 C
  (4) General Librarianship, Speaker / Panel Session (20 minutes)

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