Dealing with Passive Aggressive Behaviors

Dealing with Passive Aggressive Behaviors

Passive-aggressive behavior confuses and maddens. Coworkers are often ill-equipped to respond to it. This Webinar will help to fill this need. You’ll gain insight and acquire tools to help you work productively with anyone who might speak, act, and think in a passive-aggressive fashion.

Webinar participants will learn:
Characteristics of passive-aggressive individuals;
Signs and examples of passive-aggressive behaviors;
The not-so-subtle language of passive-aggressiveness;
Why people display passive-aggressive tendencies; and, most importantly,
Strategies for managing the potentially pernicious consequences of passive-aggressiveness in the workplace

In short, this informative program promises two things. First, it will help you to improve your abilities to recognize passive-aggressiveness. Second, you’ll learn how to respond constructively to such incidents.

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Original broadcast September 27, 2018

Mitchell Friedman ~ Biography
Mitchell Friedman, EdD, APR develops people. Known as an enthusiastic, energetic, and insightful professional, he basks in opportunities to help others to achieve their full potential through his roles as a university professor and administrator, career coach, and communications and leadership trainer.

Dr. Friedman is a Visiting Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, Calif. He also helps organizations develop the communication and leadership skills of their employees.


Trends to Watch in 2017 and Beyond

Trends to Watch in 2017 and Beyond

With 2017 just around the corner; what are we looking forward to? Will self-driving cars be a thing? Would we finally get AI’s? Join Brian Pichman from the Evolve Project as he takes you on a journey of what the future of technology may be.

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/bpichman/trends-to-watch-in-2017-and-beyond

Original broadcast December 15, 2016

Biography ~ Brian Pichman
Brian Pichman is a technology enthusiast, sharing his thoughts and ideas to libraries so they can become more interactive, innovative, collaborative, and engaging He is a web developer with experience designing websites. Brian started a collaborative platform called the Evolve Project which aims to change the way people see libraries by introducing new technology and concepts for libraries. Libraries need to re-position themselves as community anchors in order to succeed in today’s culture.


Technologies to Watch: 2017 Edition

Technologies to Watch: 2017 Edition

Tom Stoppard said that “Every age thinks it’s the modern age, but this one really is” and he was spot on because innovation moves so quickly that it seems our world is blurring. All these technology advancements can make it difficult to select the most beneficial one[s] for your library to focus on, if any. In this webinar, discover what groundbreaking technologies will be on the horizon in 2017 and beyond and discuss as a group how all these advancements can fit into a variety of libraries to help them remain a guiding light into the future.


Original broadcast January 4, 2017 

Biography ~ Chad Mairn
Chad Mairn is a librarian, teacher, author, and self-described geek who frequently shares his enthusiasm for ‘all-things technology’ as a speaker at library and technology conferences. He is an Information Services Librarian, Assistant Professor, and manages the Innovation Lab at St. Petersburg College. In October 2015, the Innovation Lab received a $7,500 Curiosity Creates grant from the Walt Disney Company in collaboration with ALA’s Association for Library Service to Children to expand their successful Maker Boot Camp series that helps “promote exploration and discovery for children ages 6 to 14.” Imagination and originality, flexibility, decision-making, communication and self-expression, collaboration, and motivation are the critical components of creativity that the Maker Boot Camp has integrated into their curriculum (https://youtu.be/kO3_NRWHZ9E).


Makey Makey At Your Library

Makey Makey At Your Library

The Makey Makey is an “anyone can invent” kit that is easy to set up, learn, and explore with. It is perfectly adaptable to any age range, and any environment that you can host a computer in.

Participants will:

  • Learn about the Makey Makey, its history, and why it works
  • Learn how to prep the Makey Makey and an “”invention friendly”” space
  • Discuss the skills and study areas the Makey Makey encourages patrons to use
  • Discuss program and project ideas”

Presenter Raegan Cross is a Youth Services Programmer in Kansas, whose work includes designing and implementing programs for teens and children in her community. These programs span from tech classes using a 3D printer to art projects to Star Wars Reads Day. Raegan has a deep love of all things nerdy and geeky, and often translates that passion into her programs