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Inspired collaboration : ideas for discovering and applying your potential
Stoltz, Dorothy, author.
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Publication Information:
Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2016.
Physical Description:
xvi, 183 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
"...this book discusses why collaboration is so important and provides numerous tips for cultivating it; examines what to do when things go wrong, including techniques for generating patience and perseverance to help produce positive results; offers new ways to plan and implement, featuring guidance on how to establish a core group; explores ways to prioritize by starting with clear goals; describes the fundamentals of engaging with fellow staff and the wider community; and highlights ideas to spark curiosity that benefit everyone. An array of appendices with worksheets, examples, suggested readings, and other tools complete this celebration of collaboration, a book that will inspire effective communication and accountability within your organization and among community allies"--Publisher's website.
The library's role -- Working together -- Too much red tape -- Striving for excellence -- Gaining insight -- Stay above the fray -- Create your future -- Putting your principles to work -- Avoiding tales of woe-or whoa! -- Practical implementation -- Growing and flourishing -- Sparking curiosity -- Engaging your community -- Everyday efforts, everyday greatness -- Inspiring your community -- Celebrate success!
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