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Speaking: ProWIN Success Bootcamp

On October 18th, 3 – 6 PM, I will be a speaker and facilitator at the ProWin Success Bootcamp. Join us to hear me instruct on how to operate in your customer context. We will perform an exercise in the room that will give you a new view on what you sell and why. See…

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Business Launch and Marketing Masterclass 2.0

On October 12th I am co-hosting a one day conference at Cobb Galleria  Imagine your perfect day at work. You have the freedom to work when and how you choose, your business has a steady stream of clients coming in and you have a community of like-minded Atlanta business owners on hand to support you. …

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SLA GA Lunch event – Manage Your Stress at Work

On October 23rd, the Georgia chapter of the Special Libraries Association had the pleasure of hosting Jill Wener, doctor and meditation coach, to talk to us about stress management. Most SLA members are people who work in offices, with colleagues, serving internal clients, managing multiple projects, … all factors that can add to stress in…

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Library Conference Recap

On Tuesday of last week we held our joint ALLA/SLA Conference Recap event. These are the Atlanta Law Library Association, and the Special Libraries Association, for whose GA chapter I am president-elect. A quick word for those unfamiliar with these associations: members are information professionals with a wide array of job titles, who work in…

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Conference Recap – It’s All About the Customer

And if there is only one take-away from this post – and the conference – let it be this: that it is, indeed, all about the customer. Even those things that are, seemingly, not about the customer, like internal operations, employee training, investor communication, etc. A business needs a viable market opportunity to be successful,…

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Small Business Leadership Conference

Running a business is a balancing act, first and foremost of working at your business versus working in your business. My job is to help my clients manage this balance effectively increasing productivity, growth, and focus. The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship has the same goal. They provide classes, training programs, speakers and, of…

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Linked Data – The Metadata Problem

Thursday of two weeks ago I attended the SLA GA’s education and networking luncheon, with a talk entitled: Introduction to Linked Data for Librarians presented by Cliff Landis, Digital Initiatives Librarian at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library. We were teased with the blurb: “Linked data is fundamentally changing how people will access information in…

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Hear Me Speak – JMI Small Business Leadership Conference

It is my absolute pleasure to be presenting at this year’s Jim Moran Institute’s Small Business Leadership Conference held in Orlando, FL, from August 1st – 3rd. This year’s conference theme is: It’s All About The Customer! Regular readers of this blog will know that I could not give up an opportunity to participate in this…

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Hiring Effectively – My Talk at GAWCPA

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of opening a continuous education day for the Georgia Women CPA Association (GAWCPA). My talk was entitled Effective Hiring of Part Time Staff, and was an adaptation of a training I provide in creating an effective and repeatable hiring system. Hiring is a struggle for any…

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SLA Annual Conference, June 2018

Before starting my own consulting practice I worked as a strategist for a software company, where our clients were information professionals and special libraries. As such, I remain an active member in the Special Libraries Association, and just recently returned from the 2018 annual conference. Operational departments face the same challenges as “on the spot”…

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