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5 Tips for Lifelong Learning

Noticed this last night while paging through a magazine (Success, August 2009), and thought I’d pass it along.

1) Seek out a mentor – look for someone who exemplifies the lifestyle that you admire and wish to emulate and plan to adapt some of his or her strategies for success.

2) Accept constructive criticism – When someone offers you a suggestion for improvement or reveals holes in your plans, don’t get defensive. Evaluate the input and be grateful for the alternate point of view.

3) Enroll in continuing education – Whether building skills for your industry or your hobby, taking a class can broaden your mind, help prepare you for new endeavors and remind you that you don’t know it all.

4) Join a community -Find a community of people who represent your direction and goals. Join their regular meetings and forums.

5) Ask questions – Even if you’re the boss, don’t be afraid to admit that you still have some things to learn.


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PNLA Presentation: Growing Innovation in Your Library …

As we made our way across the great northwest we stopped off at Post Falls, Idaho to join the Pacific Northwest Library Association’s Conference. I had a great opportunity to talk with 20 or so librarians from throughout the northwest.

Here is the presentation at Slideshare –

Part 1:http://www.slideshare.net/mgullett/pnla-creat-comm-1-presentation/

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