#SLAtalk: Career Development with SLA’s Leadership & Management Division
“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”
—Peter F. Drucker
Are you a student or new librarian or info pro? Join the members of SLA’s Leadership & Management Division (LMD) for an hour-long Twitter chat to get tips and advice from experienced information professionals that will help you strengthen and maintain your professional edge.
Founded in 1977, SLA’s Leadership & Management Division (LMD) provides skill-building, mentoring and professional development support and programming. LMD members range from seasoned pros to new librarians and students.
Q1 (first 15 minutes): What advice do you have for someone new to a management role?
- Supplemental reading: How New Managers Become Great Managers
Q2 (second 15 minutes): What skills do you need to “lead from any chair” within your organization?
- Supplemental reading: The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life
Q3 (third 15 minutes): What are the most effective ways to successfully coach employees?
- Supplemental reading: Learning & Development: What is Coaching?
Q4 (last 15 minutes): How do you overcome “imposter syndrome” in order to succeed?
- Supplemental reading: Afraid Of Being ‘Found Out?’ How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome
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