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If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library
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If you can make it here: Creation, Revolution, and Happiness at the Library

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Keynote for Mount Laurel Library Staff Development Day, November 14, 2013, Mount Laurel, NJ

Keynote for Mount Laurel Library Staff Development Day, November 14, 2013, Mount Laurel, NJ

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  • 1. If You Can Make it Here… Creation, Revolution and Happiness at the Library Peter Bromberg | peterbromberg.com Mount Laurel Library| Mount Laurel, NJ | November 14, 2013
  • 2. Why Are We Here Today?
  • 3. Here
  • 4. Here
  • 5. Here
  • 6. Here
  • 7. Here
  • 8. Here
  • 9. Here
  • 10. Here
  • 11. Here
  • 12. Here
  • 13. Today
  • 14. World population: 7,200,000,000 Ever Lived: 108,000,000,000 http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationallibrarynz_commons/3326203787/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  • 15. Why Are We Here Today?
  • 16. the absolutely crazy historically unprecedented accelerating pace of Change or…
  • 17. The pace of change is accelerating and the progression is exponential. We are actually doubling the power of these technologies now in less than a year. Indeed [for a wide variety of technologies], we find not just simple exponential growth, but “double” exponential growth, meaning that the rate of exponential growth is itself growing exponentially. - Ray Kurzweil, Author, Inventor, Futurist http://www.kurzweilai.net/the-law-of-accelerating-returns https://www.facebook.com/blog/blog.php?post=112344532130
  • 18. Permanent Whitewater http://www.flickr.com/photos/nukeit1/244167779/
  • 19. Permanent Revolution cc by 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/khalidalbaih/5450180945/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  • 20. Graveyard of Disruptive Technology
  • 21. Graveyard of Disruptive Technology
  • 22. In a Permanent Revolution… What changes? Forms (Ways of Doing) cc by 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/khalidalbaih/5450180945/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  • 23. “A new breed of educators are inventing radical new ways for children to learn, grow, and thrive. To them, knowledge isn’t a commodity that’s delivered from teacher to student but something that emerges from the students’ own curiosity-fueled exploration. Teachers provide prompts, not answers, and then they step aside so students can teach themselves and one another. They are creating ways for children to discover their passion - and uncovering a generation of geniuses in the process.” “How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses” By Joshua Davis, Wired Magazine, 10/15/13
  • 24. Skills and Values needed for success in a deeply weird world Communication Analytical Skills Technical Literacy Flexible/Adaptable Interpersonal Ability Multicultural Awareness Planning/Organizing Problem Solving Creativity Teamwork Willingness to Learn Self-Motivated Self-Confidence Tenacity Positive Attitude/Energy From: http://www.quintcareers.com/job_skills_values.html by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., and Katharine Hansen, Ph.D.
  • 25. In a Permanent Revolution… What changes? Forms (Ways of Doing) What doesn’t change? Values (Ways of Being) cc by 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/khalidalbaih/5450180945/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  • 26. So we were in this toy store trying on funny noses and…
  • 27. “The library saved my life.”
  • 28. Copyright W. Andrew “Andy” Woodworth All rights reserved. Used by permission
  • 29. Copyright W. Andrew “Andy” Woodworth All rights reserved. Used by permission
  • 30. Copyright W. Andrew “Andy” Woodworth All rights reserved. Used by permission
  • 31. “Work is love made visible” - Kahlil Gibran
  • 32. In a Permanent Revolution… What changes? Ways of Doing What doesn’t change? Ways of Being Revolution Image: cc by 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/khalidalbaih/5450180945/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  • 33. “The public library is a center of public happiness first” -John Cotton Dana A Library Primer, 3rd ed. 1903 -Image Credit: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/78/John_Cotton_Dana_01.jpg
  • 34. “Happiness is love. Full stop.” - George Valliant Results from 50 year longitudinal study of happiness
  • 35. The Happiness Advantage
  • 36. The Happiness Advantage Three Gratitudes One Positive Experience Meditate Acts of Kindness Exercise
  • 37. Continually Connect… …one’s own small flame to the central flames of life and the world. We cannot predict the exact details of the future, but we can have a hand in shaping the heart of the future, including its context of meaning and our commitment and courage in advancing into the unknown. - Robert K Cooper, Ayman Sawaf, Executive EQ
  • 38. Peter Bromberg | peterbromberg@gmail.com Mount Laurel Library Staff Day, Mount Laurel, NJ November 14, 2013 Image CC BY-ND 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/iain/4101881178/sizes/l/in/photostream/

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