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151 Quick Ideas to Inspire Your Staff by Jerry R. Wilson

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The “Why” Is What Everyone Overlooks
Young children are masters at asking the “why” question. In fact, many a parent has been driven to the edge of insanity as kids ask “why” in an effort to understand and deal with their world. Just because you are trying to inspire mostly “big people,” from perhaps teens to senior citizens, doesn’t mean inquiring minds have lost the need to know why.
Consider the plight of Sue as her understaffed and overworked library staff filed into the library conference room for an unexplained but mandatory meeting. Sue was faced with telling her staff that they were about to endure a year of living hell as the town council had voted to not only double the size of the library, but to renovate and remodel the aging ...

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