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Personality development for librarians


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Personality development for librarians

  1. 1. Personality Development: Personality Enhancement and Communication Effectiveness
  2. 2. True or False Librarians work with specific groups, such as children, young adults, adults, etc. .
  3. 3. True or False Assisting users in obtaining information or books for their jobs, homework, or recreational reading can be challenging and satisfying, but working with users under deadlines can be demanding and stressful.
  4. 4. True or False The traditional image of a librarian……
  5. 5. True or False The traditional concept of a library is being redefined from a place to access paper records or books to one that also houses the most advanced electronic resources, including the Internet, digital libraries, and remote access to a wide range of information sources.
  6. 6. According to Dale Carnegie... <ul><li>&quot;There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. </li></ul><ul><li>We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT WE DO, </li></ul><ul><li>HOW WE LOOK, </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT WE SAY, and </li></ul><ul><li>HOW WE SAY IT.&quot; </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is Personality <ul><li>Personality is the sum total of all physical, mental and emotional attitudes, values, interests and motivational factors. </li></ul><ul><li>Personality is the BRAND IMAGE of an individual. </li></ul><ul><li>Personality is the core potential that determines one's success in life and career. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Importance of Personality Development <ul><li>Ensure excellence in one’s chosen field </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute to individual and national development </li></ul><ul><li>An improvement in your personality can improve </li></ul><ul><li>your chances for success in </li></ul><ul><li>any undertakings </li></ul>
  9. 9. Requirements towards the development of a fine personality <ul><li>Clarity of goals and purpose in life </li></ul><ul><li>Doing beyond expectation </li></ul><ul><li>Learning from failures </li></ul><ul><li>Initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Enthusiasm </li></ul><ul><li>Character and personality </li></ul><ul><li>Self discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Positive mental attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Managing </li></ul><ul><li>Sound physical and mental health </li></ul><ul><li>Team work </li></ul><ul><li>Hard work </li></ul><ul><li>Growing in one’s knowledge and skills </li></ul><ul><li>Desiring pleasure and excitement </li></ul>
  10. 10. Personality development <ul><li>Is it just developing </li></ul><ul><li>Mere external appearance </li></ul><ul><li>Speech </li></ul><ul><li>Mannerisms </li></ul><ul><li>Behavior in accordance of expectation of </li></ul><ul><li>a group </li></ul>
  11. 11. What is your Brand Character?
  12. 12. TWO TYPES OF SELF-IMAGE 1. THE SELF-IMAGE - The Person I think I AM. 2. THE PROJECTED IMAGE - The Type of Person I Want Others to See and Respect. - The Personality and Appearance others see and judge you on.
  13. 13. - I need to change my bad manners. - I need to change my dull personality. - I need to change my poor physical appearance. - I need to change my sloppy dress. - I need to change my too animated facial gestures. - I need to change my exaggerated gestures. HOW TO GAIN AN EFFECTIVE PROJECTED IMAGE?
  14. 14. 1. Be charming and you'll be liked. 2. A smile is the best calling card. 3. Go for that favorable first impressions. 4. If you want to look like a star, dress like a star. THAT ELUSIVE STAR QUALITY: HOW TO ATTAIN IT?
  15. 15. &quot;The automotive equivalent of a really hot librarian. Good-looking, yet intelligent. Fun, yet sophisticated. All in a very eye-catching, 200-horsepower package. The Accord V-6 Coupe .&quot;
  16. 16. Power Dressing at Work - Looking your professional best in the workplace can give you a competitive advantage - It simply means dressing in a way that projects an image of the sophisticated, successful working individual you are or would like to become.
  17. 19. 1.Always match your belt with your shoes Stay with traditional colors (black,dark brown or rich tan)‏ 2.Matching ties and shirt: Ties should be tied in whatever style most strikes your fancy. Clip on ties is a NO! NO! 3. Socks: Should match with the color of your pants Leave the white socks for the gym!!! 4. Watches: The single most important accessory a man can own. If you own different watches, black band with black shoes and black belt, brown with brown 5. Eyeglasses: Should compliment your color, shape of face. Men's Checklist: Power Dressing for Success
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  23. 40. Exquisite dressing style is only a compliment to professional competence and a strong work ethic rather than a substitute, power dressing at work can be a great tool to help you get ahead in corporate culture.
  24. 41. Make-over Session
  25. 43. Thank You!