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Leading from the Middle: Managing Up and Down Simultaneously

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


RRLC is offering up to 15 seats at the upcoming LibraryWorks webinar, “Leading from the Middle: Managing Up and Down Simultaneously”.

Do you have more than one boss at your library? Do you have lots of responsibility, but little authority? Are you working between multiple departments? Are you looking to improve your communication skills with your managers and your direct reports? If so, this webinar can help you communicate better and manage up, and down!

In this webinar participants will learn:
• Communication techniques for communicating with upper management and employees
• Prioritizing tasks and setting goals
• Performance evaluation strategies: How to better give and receive feedback
• Planning and organizing meeting from “the middle”
• Time management concerns: How to organize and prioritize your time to meet multiple (and sometimes competing) goals

Presenter: Carrie Rogers-Whitehead worked in libraries for nearly a decade and now consults and trains librarians. She regularly researches and writes for librarians, educators and parents. Carrie has published 5 books, with two coming out in 2022 including a new book co-authored with two school librarians with ABC-CLIO: Advocating Digital Citizenship: Resources for Library and Classroom. In 2021 she received an Outstanding Reference Title award from the Reference & User Services Association of ALA. Carrie is the founder of Digital Respons-Ability, a mission-based company that has educated tens of thousands of students, parents and educators in digital citizenship. Her company’s curriculum and work can be found in multiple states and countries. Carrie is a sought after trainer, former TEDx speaker, adjunct instructor and loves to teach others.

RRLC is sponsoring a limited number of seats to this webinar for RRLC members. It is free for you to attend, but space is limited!

Registration closes on October 19 at 12 pm or when all seats are filled. If the program reaches capacity and you would like to join the waitlist, please email Tina Broomfield.

You will be sent a link to the webinar within 24 hours of the start time.

If you have any questions, please contact Tina Broomfield.

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October 26
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Zoom Webinar

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