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These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

60 Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2018

Bring on the new year, and a new TBR pile stacked with fresh reads.<p>As 2018 approaches, there’s a lot to look forward to: the end of a hellish 2017, the Winter Olympics, “The Bachelor: Winter Games,” 2017 being over, midterm elections, and 2017 finally drawing to a close.<p>More than anything, though, …

Books

The Right Mindset: Change Your Mindset in 6 Steps

Developing the right mindset is really crucial to succeed in anything. When I was switching my career in 2009 from my co-founded company to my new …

The Ultimate Library Media Specialist Resource Guide

Written by: Joel Miller<p>As the old saying goes, "knowledge is power." Obtaining knowledge not only allows us to be successful in our current …

Watch a young Steve Jobs explain why most professional managers are “bozos”

Nobody ever accused Steve Jobs of lacking strong opinions.<p>In a video posted to YouTube, a young Jobs talks candidly about his approach to management and leadership. As the founder of Apple, and the guiding force who transformed it from emerging upstart to one of the world’s most innovative and …

Recruitment

Pasta and Rice Conversions

Pasta and Rice Conversions & Equivalents<p>How frustrating is it when you’re cooking dinner from a great recipe you found in your favorite cooking …

5 Ideas For Motivating And Managing

During her presentation, “Motivate and Manage: Use the Five Brain Toggles,” given during the American Society of Association Executives’ Great Ideas …

How to Stand Out During a Job Interview

Have you made sure your resume is scannable and sent a thank you note? Such actions make you stand out.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to Jobvite, 65 percent of recruiters say that the lack of skilled candidates is their biggest obstacle to hiring -- and I …

Employment

The 5 Things Mediocre Managers Forget (But Inspirational Leaders Never Do)

Whatever you do, if you want to be an inspirational leader, don't forget these things.<p>Most of my career has been in leadership roles -- and I've made a lot of mistakes. I mean, a lot of mistakes. More than I can count.<p>I've learned about leadership the hard way. I've learned the most about leading …

Yes, You Can Lose Weight Without Depriving Yourself. Here's How

If you've ever tried to lose weight, you know how difficult it is—but there's nothing more satisfying than the moment you realize that your slow, …

Let’s Talk about Checks, Baby: Paying for Library School

If you’re thinking about applying for a graduate degree in library science, you know a thing or two about writing big checks. Maybe you’ve already …

College & University

Speciality or Practice Area

Some scholarships available through the ALA Scholarship Program are geared towards individuals planning to work in specific types of libraries or …

Sustainability Round Table Announces Free Student Memberships

The ALA Sustainability Round Table (SustainRT) is pleased to announce free memberships for LIS students!<b>Beginning September 1, 2017</b>, students may …

Sustainability

Studies Show Employees Don't Respect a 'Cool' Boss, They Want These Types of Bosses Instead

Trying to be besties with everyone won't win office politics.<p>In the early days of running my business, I remember trying to be everyone's buddy. I wanted to be a cool boss and create a fun place to work. Ultimately, my efforts backfired: every time something went wrong, it was near impossible to …

16 Tips for Losing Weight with PCOS That Won't Cost You a Cent!

I have received dozens of emails from women interested in losing weight with PCOS, but they can’t afford a gym membership, yoga classes or a personal …

The Best Exercises to Lose Weight With PCOS

Most women with polycystic ovary syndrome have issues with their weight. What exactly causes PCOS remains unknown but possible triggers include …

Google reveals its secret recipe for leadership success

Over 2 million people want to to work for Google. Now the technology giant is sharing its very own management tools and insight with the public, free …

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

The uncomfortable, powerful truth every manager realizes after getting a promotion

People usually get promotions because of their outstanding achievements and success. But most good leaders realize a strange paradox while climbing the career ladder. As Sarah Thompson, CEO of global advertising firm Droga5, tells the New York Times: “There’s less glory the more senior you get.”<p>In …

Leadership

12 Powerful Ways to Grow in Your Career

How to use your personal time to get better at what you do.<p>If you aspire to career growth, you can't be complacent. Where you are today is a reflection of the education and skills that got you there. The question is, where do you want to be tomorrow? You won't get there by coasting on what you …

30 Life Lessons to Learn Before it’s too Late

<b>Kindness</b>: If you are giving back you’ve already taken too much.<p><i>I’m looking at those billionaires who hoard wealth their whole lives to</i> …

How to Manage Your Time and Learn New Things Every Day

Here’s a hard truth:<p>You have 24 hours.<p>No matter how many books you’ve written (or haven’t), no matter how big your dreams are (or aren’t), no matter …

9 Small But Significant Ways to Grow Every Day

Personal growth is just that: personal. It’s different for every individual, said Trevor Crow, MFT, an expert on modern relationships.<p>For her, …

What These 4 Leaders Would Ask If They Only Had Time For 1 Interview Question | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Pretend you can only ask your candidates a single interview question—one measly question to base your entire hiring decision on. This might sound …

Simple math equals easy weight loss

The pleasure of eating a candy bar lasts but a few minutes. Burning off the calories it delivers can take nearly an hour.<p>To lose one pound by …

How to Lose 2 Pounds a Week - Awesome Tips on how you can lose 2 lbs per week

The 2 Pounds Per Week Rule and How to Burn Fat Faster<p>LiveWell360 Staff<br>• September 8, 2015<p><b>By LIVE WELL 360 Guest Blogger Tom Venuto</b><p>Why do you always …

How To Lose Weight When You Have PCOS: 8 Science-Backed Tips

<i>[Last updated 5th December, 2017]</i><p>PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is a common hormonal disorder that affects up to 20% of pre-menopausal women.<p>The …

How to answer 'Tell me about yourself' in a job interview

I panicked the first time a prospective employer asked, "So, tell me about yourself."<p>I briefly described my background and listed my journalism …

How To Manage Your Boss

Having a great relationship with your boss is essential to your success and your happiness at work. Yet many professionals I speak with say they could benefit from a more solid connection with their boss. Here are 5 things you can do to build a positive and mutually beneficial relationship with …

What’s Next | Office Hours

The following cry echoed through the Dokk1 library in Aarhus, Denmark, from participants in the Next Library 2017 conference as a morning …

Makerspaces