Regardless of whether you have a great deal of positional power or authority or none at all, you can exert meaningful influence and help bring about the future you prefer. Using proven techniques grounded in a simple model of coaching, and practicing emotionally and socially intelligent behaviors, you can learn to bring yourself into a state of greater resourcefulness, focus your attention and energy, get into action, and exert purposeful influence in any situation.
Presenter Bio: Peter Bromberg is the Associate Director of Public Services for Salt Lake County Library Services. He has been working in libraries for nearly 25 years and has worn many hats including those of reference, teen, legal, environmental, and consortial librarian. Peter was dubbed “The Transformer” by Library Journal in their 2008 Mover/Shaker issue for his work as a coach and mentor, and his role in building a number of high impact collaborative statewide programs such as “NJ Train-the-Trainer” and “Super Library Supervisor workshops, and QandANJ, the country’s first 24/7 Virtual Reference service. He has been involved with many leadership initiatives on state and national levels, including Chairing and co-facilitating ALA’s “Emerging Leaders” program, and co-designing and delivering an intensive experiential leadership institute for the Oklahoma Library Association that was structured around the principles of emotional intelligence.
Audience: All Utah library workers
Presenter: Peter Bromberg, Associate Director of Salt Lake County Library Services
Sponsors: Utah Library Association, Utah State Library, Salt Lake County Library Services
Series: ULA / USL Lunch Hour Librarianship
Date: 24 Feb. 2015