ACRL President's Program: The Power of Mindset: Fostering Grit on the Way to New Roles

Saturday, June 27, 2015 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

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Speaker: Constance Malpas, Research Scientist, OCLC
Speaker: Thomas Hoerr, Head, New City School

The education landscape is evolving rapidly, but the stress of being pulled in different directions can be challenging. New research shows that our approach to challenges can make all the difference. How can library staff at all levels develop a growth mindset to approach the demands of new roles? Hear from Thomas Hoerr, noted author of Fostering Grit, and OCLC research scientist Constance Malpas to understand the emerging higher education landscape and to learn to embrace its challenges, celebrate mistakes, persist in the midst of setbacks, and focus on continuous learning to re-invent ourselves and our libraries.

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Grit.ALA_.pptx - Uploaded by Megan Griffin (Aug 4, 2015 - 11.4 MB
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Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 8:45am PDT
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Here are the slides from the featured speaker, Thomas Hoerr.