Getting to Yes: Tips for Selling Your Ideas to the People Who Matter

Event Information


Tuesday, May 17, 2016 (All day)

Event Type: 

Conferences/Membership Meetings

Event Category: 

Professional/Personal Development

Do you have a great idea, but wonder how you can present it to your supervisor or library director? A group of panelists will talk about what things you need to consider in order to sell your idea effectively. Bring a sample idea or proposal of your own if you want to get feedback from panelists.

This program is offered at the NJLA Conference 2016 by MentorNJ, a joint initiative funded by the New Jersey State Library and LibraryLinkNJ, The New Jersey Library Cooperative. 

Moderators: Ralph Bingham & Lorie Harding


  • Brett Bonfield, Executive Director, Princeton Public Library [ PDF | PowerPoint ]
  • Cindy Czesak, Director, Paterson Free Public Library [ PDF | PowerPoint ]
  • Michael Maziekien, Director, Kenilworth Public Library
  • Anne Wodnick, Director, Gloucester County Library System [ PDF | PowerPoint ]
  • Annemarie Roscello, Interim Dean of Library Services, Sidney Silverman Library, Bergen Community College
    [ PDF | PowerPoint ]
  • Hilda Weisburg, Author/Presenter/Consultant

Sponsoring Groups: MentorNJ, NJLA College & University Section, Leadership & Education Subcommittee, Member Services Committee, Professional Development Committee

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