NCLA WILR 2012 Workshop "Insider’s Guide to Your Career Potential: Trust, Leadership and Happiness in the Workplace"

"Insider's Guide to Your Career Potential: Trust, Leadership and Happiness in the Workplace"

Friday, November 2, 2012
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Cameron Village Regional Library

Raleigh, NC

Workshop sponsored by NCLA Women's Issues in Libraries Round Table


10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Registration and Welcome

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Speaker: Stephanie Goddard, Work Stress Solutions Innovator

Stephanie Goddard (Davidson) is considered a subject matter expert in workplace communications and specializes in leadership and interpersonal skills training. Her clients include many Fortune 500 companies as well as non-profit and public sector employers. Frequently appearing as a guest on radio programs and published in numerous articles on workplace communications, Stephanie is the author of 101 Ways to Have a Great Day at Work which is an Amazon 'business-bestseller'; a SHRM bestseller; and has been translated into 14 languages.

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Panel Discussion

  • Wanda K. Brown, NCLA President, 2011-2013
    Associate Dean, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University
  • G. Dale Cousins, NCLA Vice President, President-Elect
    Senior Library Manager for Communications/Community Relations, Wake County Public Libraries
  • Cal Shepard, State Librarian, State Library of North Carolina


A program that addressed the following topics for librarians at varying stages in their careers:

  • Dealing with career crossroads
  • The decision to become a manager
  • Leadership
  • Leading from where you are
  • Development of an environment of trust in the workplace
  • Personal responsibility in the workplace


For questions, please contact jsherif [at] nwrl [dot] org (Joan Sherif), NCLA WILR Chair.


Friday, November 2, 2012 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location Information: 

Cameron Village Regional Library, Raleigh, NC