LLAMA President’s Program Speaker Announced

Heather Krasna, career expert and author, will present “Leading at all Levels: Taking Charge of Your Career Growth While Mentoring Others” at the 2012 LLAMA President’s Program during the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif. The program will be held Saturday, June 23, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Marriott Hotel, Elite Ballroom.

“I look forward to welcoming LLAMA’s President’s Program speaker Heather Krasna,” said Janine Golden, LLAMA President. “This program will highlight my efforts this presidential year to foster career development through LLAMA. Ms. Krasna will address current as well as future leaders, and will give tips on fostering one’s own career leadership development through opportunities such as networking, continuing education, coaching, and mentoring, both within as well as outside of LLAMA.

During this engaging session participants will gain the ability to:

• Visualize their 5-10 year goals for work and life

• Prioritize the top non-negotiable items in their goal

• Identify the barriers to reaching their goal and find ways to

overcome or manage them

• Understand the importance of mentoring those they lead and

overcome the challenges in being a mentor or mentee

• Find others to help them in their career and goal-setting

Whether your five-year goal is to be promoted, change career

tracks, enhance the scope of your position, or even to retire, by the

end of this session participants will have an inspiring new goal to achieve

and a plan in place to get there.

About the Library Leadership and Management Association

The Library Leadership and Management Association (www.ala.org/llama) advances outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services by encouraging and nurturing individual excellence in current and aspiring library leaders. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association.

For more information about LLAMA programs, contact Fred Reuland at freuland@ala.org

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