The Art and Science of Leadership

The Art and Science of Leadership

The Art and Science of Leadership The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. She is the one who gets the people to do the greatest things. – Ronald Reagan A few notes about Leadership for those who are building a team to have a...

What Do You Do? Flexibility When Networking

“So, tell me, what do you do?” A question posed by attendees to each other as they network – whether at a formal event sponsored by a local business or at a more casual event sponsored by a chamber of commerce or other membership group. My response has changed over...

Spent the Day with High School Marketing Students

I had the pleasure of spending an entire day at the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center in Louisville, KY as a judge in the DECA National Competition – High School Division. 13,000 students from around the country, having competed in their local and state level, converged...

Skills A Good Independent Info Pro Should Have – Part Two

Information Skills First let me say that I fully agree with Mary Ellen Bates, author of “In order to succeed in this business, you need to have experience as a researcher or be willing to subcontract out any project involving types of research in which you aren’t...

Skills A Good Independent Info Pro Should Have – Part One

People Skills I’ll be the first to tell you that my people skills have been challenged, stretched, improved and used frequently. Oh, the personality types you will encounter! I heard this when I began my journey into self-employment, and especially from other info...

Professional Development and Sales Presentations

As a business owner I know that making effective sales presentations is key to growing my business. As a member of Toastmasters, every speech I give provides me with excellent feedback. As an attendee to NSA Kentucky Speaker School Spring Training Camp with Patricia...