Category Archives: Productivity

Locks in Salamanca

65 Goals

The public continues to get an education about the personnel matters of a university president as the media continues to report on the ongoing saga at the University of Virginia. The latest—reported in the March 1 Washington Post—is that President

Locks in Salamanca

65 Goals

The public continues to get an education about the personnel matters of a university president as the media continues to report on the ongoing saga at the University of Virginia. The latest—reported in the March 1 Washington Post—is that President

taxis and a trolley in Lisbon, Portugal

Making a Choice

You may recall the episode of Seinfeld in which Kramer describes transporting a severed pinky toe to the hospital to be reunited with the toe’s owner. He has opted to take a city bus on which a man pulls out a gun. The bus driver

taxis and a trolley in Lisbon, Portugal

Making a Choice

You may recall the episode of Seinfeld in which Kramer describes transporting a severed pinky toe to the hospital to be reunited with the toe’s owner. He has opted to take a city bus on which a man pulls out a gun. The bus driver

Doe River Bridge

Halfway There

December is the time of year when many review the year that is just about to end and make personal resolutions and goals for the upcoming year. For those of us who work in education, it may also be the half-way point

Doe River Bridge

Halfway There

December is the time of year when many review the year that is just about to end and make personal resolutions and goals for the upcoming year. For those of us who work in education, it may also be the half-way point

Otis Sleeping

You Are Feeling Sleepy

It turns out that when we work more, we sleep less. And when we spend more time with family, we also sleep less. At least, that’s what a study recently published in Personnel Psychology suggests. The researchers’ analysis of American

Otis Sleeping

You Are Feeling Sleepy

It turns out that when we work more, we sleep less. And when we spend more time with family, we also sleep less. At least, that’s what a study recently published in Personnel Psychology suggests. The researchers’ analysis of American

Chief Lempira

Conviction of Action

I was browsing the literary and grammatical gifts at the Virginia Shop of the Library of Virginia recently, chuckling to myself and sometimes laughing out loud. I recommend the grammar plates for a good laugh. I also recommend the greeting cards

Chief Lempira

Conviction of Action

I was browsing the literary and grammatical gifts at the Virginia Shop of the Library of Virginia recently, chuckling to myself and sometimes laughing out loud. I recommend the grammar plates for a good laugh. I also recommend the greeting cards

Letters on the door of the Sagrada Familia

Personality Types and Librarians (Part 2)

Using the 1994 Scherdin study of 1,600 librarians and MBTI®, and a national representative sample of MBTI® types from 1998, we can get a sense of how a group of librarians might be different from the general population. For instance, you read

Letters on the door of the Sagrada Familia

Personality Types and Librarians (Part 2)

Using the 1994 Scherdin study of 1,600 librarians and MBTI®, and a national representative sample of MBTI® types from 1998, we can get a sense of how a group of librarians might be different from the general population. For instance, you read

Cabela Diorama

Personality Types and Librarians (Part 1)

Millions of people have taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) instrument in the hopes of understanding themselves better. The theory behind the MBTI® is that we are born with preferences which do not change over time. These preferences add up to

Cabela Diorama

Personality Types and Librarians (Part 1)

Millions of people have taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) instrument in the hopes of understanding themselves better. The theory behind the MBTI® is that we are born with preferences which do not change over time. These preferences add up to