Tag Archive for 'strategy'

The 10-Minute International Librarian #51: Develop a roadmap

Getting from where you are now to your long-term goals is not always simple. Especially for more ambitious objectives, success can be dependent on many different factors. In particular, there may be pre-conditions – things that need to be in place in order to move forwards. These pre-conditions, in turn, […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #47: (Re)read the Sustainable Development Goals

It’s clear – sometimes high-level policy documents can seem a long way away from day-to-day work. They deal in big ideas and big concepts, and can feel too much to do much about on your own. At the same time, they can also offer an opportunity to think into the […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #38: Define an achievable short-term goal

Previously in our 10-Minute International Librarian series, we have focused on long-term visions (exercise 27) and values (exercise 34). These are important if we are to maintain focus, and help us take strategic decisions. Yet these can often seem far off, and may not be particularly useful in making choices […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #27: Think of a Long-Term Vision

One of the purposes of our 10-Minute International Librarian series is to help you find ways to think beyond the world around you. You are part of a global field, and can gain a lot by working with others, without needing to devote too much time! But as well as […]

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The 10-Minute Library Advocate #44: Define Milestones

Advocacy can take time to achieve success. A combination of actions may be necessary in order to meet your objectives. You could have to hold a number of meetings and events, contact partners, journalists or other influencers more than once. In order to structure your work, you need to think […]

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