Bloom Where You Are Planted --- A lesson learned by a new librarian Min Tong University of Central Florida 2011 CALA SE Chapter Annual Program
A few claims…. This talk is NOT about Spiritual liberation Didactic teaching How “bloomy” I am ……So What IS it about? Sharing some lessons I have learned along my journey of becoming a librarian almost 4 years ago…
Where would my attitude have led me to? Quit and look for my next “dream” job Stay but with a grumpy heart OR, should I pause for a second and think through the following questions?....
What are my honest answers to the following questions? Am I really a big fish in a small pond? Really?! Is there really a dream job out there? Really?! Are my current situations really that bad? Really?!
My light-bulb moment…. “Bloomwhere you’re planted” Adaptability Honest and realistic self-evaluation Perseverance & patience