Category library thought leaders

Joe Murphy Librarian interviews Bruce Rosenstein author of Create Your Future the Peter Drucker way

Video Interview with Author of Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way

Management + Foresight + Libraries. What leadership guru Peter Drucker teaches us about a future-focused mindset. An interview with author Bruce Rosenstein.


White House Maker Faire- Signatures needed (Guest post from Lauren Britton)

From Lauren Britton, researcher and leader in the area of Library maker spaces. As many of you know, the White House is hosting a Maker Faire in the near future. See this release for more details: Maker spaces in libraries allow everyone to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills and facilitate opportunity for collaboration […]

Librarians as Heroic Characters – New Zealand Librarian Sally Pewhairangi Inspiring Us to Dream

“Librarians who just like other heroic characters aren’t going to wait for someone else to solve their problems. Who are going to take a leap of faith and have the guts to make something happen.” This is Sally Pewhairangi’s call in a short video we recorded last week at the Auckland Central library. New Zealand […]

Video Interview with Erik Boekesteijn #CILDC

I met up with Erik Boekesteijn (a global library motivator, more info below) for a quick video interview during the Computers in Libraries conference this week in Washington, DC. “The business model based on book circulation is not going to last eternally … I think there is a change, there is a shift, and I […]

Video Interview With Stephen Abram at TXLA

Stephen Abram is amongst the most influential thought leaders in libraries. Take a look at this video to see why. I sat down with Stephen along the San Antonio riverwalk during the Texas Library Association conference to chat about opportunities for libraries, challenges and strategies for getting to our futures, and exciting library initiatives.   Leadership […]