Webinar: Leading Diverse Groups and People with Doug Crane

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Date(s) - 03/11/2020
2:00 pm CDT - 3:00 pm CDT

Take a look around your office. Most workplaces are seeing an increase in staff diversity. Whether it is ethnic background, age, or belief and customs, leaders must find a way to bring people together. In this webinar, participants will learn:

  • Why diversity is good for a workplace
  • What EDI means and how it effects everyone on your team
  • Strategies to overcome communication challenges
  • Ways to improve teamwork across diverse groups

Doug Crane is the Director of the Palm Beach County Library System. He started in Palm Beach as a children’s librarian in 1998 and soon moved his way up the organization. He was appointed system library director in 2014 and has led the system to numerous awards, including an Urban Library Council Innovation Award. The Public Library Association recruited him as their first podcast speaker in 2015. He is also the author of the articles “May I Ask You a Question – Lessons Learned from Interviewing Public Library Leaders,” published in the Nov/Dec 2015 issue of Public Libraries; “Overcoming the Email Blues,” published in the December 2017 issue of Learning Exchange, the Newsletter of the Learning Round Table of the American Library Association; and “Efficient Librarianship: A New Path for the Profession,” published in the Nov/Dec 2017 issue of Public Libraries. He currently serves as the Chair of the State Library Council of Florida and is Past President of the Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN).


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