Can leadership be taught? In the latest edition of Thinking Out Loud, George Needham & Joan Frye Williams examine this question. George talks about the leadership academies in which he has participated (as a mentor). They also look at the differences between management and leadership, and the never-gets-old debate about nature versus nurture.
It all makes great food for thought!
In his most recent podcast, Infopeople’s mild-mannered book maven Michael Cart reports – with unseemly delight --on some recent and classic literary feuds. His favorite is the one between the Library of Congress and (wait for it) the entire country of Scotland!
Infopeople instructor and podcaster Michael Cart is the inaugural winner of the YALSA/Greenwood Publishing Group Service to Young Adults Achievement Award! YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) is the fastest-growing division of the American Library Association (ALA). Here is the full press release. Way to go, Michael!
Infopeople’s book maven Michael Cart cleans out his in basket at year’s end and shares all of the book news and features he never quite got around to in 2007 in this podcast. It’s quite a collection, ranging from your pet ferret’s health to reviewing a new novel about Gone with Wind's roguish Rhett Butler.
In his latest podcast, Infopeople’s book guy Michael Cart takes a fond – and sometimes wry -- look back at the year 2007 and what made news in the world of books and publishing. Can you say “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows?”
In this edition of Thinking Out Loud, George and Joan take a look at the state of library education. Is it worth all of the time and effort people put into it? George advocates a serious rethinking of MLS programs and what they teach.
It's food for thought!