John Fink Digital Technologies Development Librarian McMaster University ( http://twitter.com/adr ) (http://del.icio.us/ne...
an apology.
Who am I?
Who are you?
What do you want?
The rest of this presentation assumes that you beautiful people are brimming with (maybe too many) ideas; maybe you've got...
But first, some VERY IMPORTANT AND ABSOLUTELY IMMUTABLE RULES THAT YOU MUST FOLLOW UPON PAIN OF DEATH* *actual pain of dea...
First Rule:
First Rule: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kokeshi/64457565/
Second Rule:
Third Rule:
Fourth Rule:
Fifth Rule:
A short example:
BUT WAIT:::::::
Some Anti-Rules* *I call them Anti-Rules not because they're not rules (they are) but because they're potentially Anti-Fun.
ANTI-RULE 1:
ANTI-RULE 2:
ANTI-RULE 3:
ANTI-RULE 4:
ANTI-RULE 5:
So should you do this thing? <ul><li>It's complicated...
Take the Fun Rules...
Minus the ANTI-RULES
Does it still sound like a good idea?
THEN DO IT.  DO IT NOW!!  DO IT!!!
Otherwise think of something else? </li></ul>
But wait!
Traditional management:
My ideal management:
How about some RULES for MANAGERS?
MANAGER RULE 1:
MANAGER RULE 2:
MANAGER RULE 3:
MANAGER RULE 4:
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    1. 1. John Fink Digital Technologies Development Librarian McMaster University ( http://twitter.com/adr ) (http://del.icio.us/neschek) ( http://claimid.com/adr ) Encouraging small-i innovation in crap-ass times; an exploration for new and existing librarians
    2. 2. an apology.
    3. 3. Who am I?
    4. 4. Who are you?
    5. 5. What do you want?
    6. 6. The rest of this presentation assumes that you beautiful people are brimming with (maybe too many) ideas; maybe you've got some in mind now, maybe not, but pretend for now that you do if you don't.
    7. 7. But first, some VERY IMPORTANT AND ABSOLUTELY IMMUTABLE RULES THAT YOU MUST FOLLOW UPON PAIN OF DEATH* *actual pain of death not required
    8. 8. First Rule:
    9. 9. First Rule: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kokeshi/64457565/
    10. 10. Second Rule:
    11. 11. Third Rule:
    12. 12. Fourth Rule:
    13. 13. Fifth Rule:
    14. 14. A short example:
    15. 15. BUT WAIT:::::::
    16. 16. Some Anti-Rules* *I call them Anti-Rules not because they're not rules (they are) but because they're potentially Anti-Fun.
    17. 17. ANTI-RULE 1:
    18. 18. ANTI-RULE 2:
    19. 19. ANTI-RULE 3:
    20. 20. ANTI-RULE 4:
    21. 21. ANTI-RULE 5:
    22. 22. So should you do this thing? <ul><li>It's complicated...
    23. 23. Take the Fun Rules...
    24. 24. Minus the ANTI-RULES
    25. 25. Does it still sound like a good idea?
    26. 26. THEN DO IT. DO IT NOW!! DO IT!!!
    27. 27. Otherwise think of something else? </li></ul>
    28. 28. But wait!
    29. 29. Traditional management:
    30. 30. My ideal management:
    31. 31. How about some RULES for MANAGERS?
    32. 32. MANAGER RULE 1:
    33. 33. MANAGER RULE 2:
    34. 34. MANAGER RULE 3:
    35. 35. MANAGER RULE 4:
    36. 36. MANAGER RULE 5:
    37. 37. Example:
    38. 39. Finally:
    39. 40. Any questions?

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