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Developing a (personal) PD plan: a presentation

Last week I was kindly invited to deliver a presentation to TAFE Library staff about developing a personal professional development (PD) plan. I’m no expert, but developed a PD plan as part of my ePortfolio requirements in my LIS Masters course. 840 more words

Professional Development

Professional Development for Aspiring Authors

A while back, I came across a random link to the Brenda Novak On-line Auction to raise money for diabetes research. The thing that drew my eye was the number of auction items where you got to spend one on one time with agents or editors. 969 more words


5 Tips I've Learned About Work From My Mentor

I walked the quarter mile from the Metra train to my first school for my first teaching job lugging my wheeled suitcase behind me the whole way. 1,343 more words


To Poach or Not to Poach? The Ethics of Marketing to Competitors' Customers

Derek Halpern has a new post that provides some good food for thought: is it ethically acceptable to pitch to a rival’s clients? His conclusion: it’s not black and white, but why cross a grey line when you’re better off finding entirely new customers? 1,074 more words