Inspirational Leadership Institute

This one day workshop delivered by DeEtta Jones & Associates, is designed for library leaders who are challenged to support and sustain staff through changing environmental realities. High customer expectations, changing technological demands and shifting resource allocations require new energy and new commitment from our staffs.
Through this workshop attendees will:

  • Understand positive organizational development as a leadership framework
  • Be able to recognize their own and others abilities to influence and appropriately use power
  • Identify what motivates people and explore options for working more effectively with staff
  • Practice using a problem solving tool and coaching tool
  • Have a better understanding of the role of manager as organizational change facilitator

For more information visit:


November 21, 2013, 9:00am-4:00pm


Senate and Board Chambers,
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON, N2L 3C5

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Parking is available on campus. For details visit:



Registration is now closed

Before registering you should ensure you have been nominated for this workshop by your supervisor or school contact.

This workshop is one of three professional development workshops offered by OCUL at Wilfrid Laurier University in November 2013. If you are also registering for Project Management Institute (Nov 19 & 20, 2013) and/or Introduction to Strategic Planning Institute (Nov 22, 2013) make sure you select each of the appropriate workshops on your registration form. If you do this you do not need to submit the registration form multiple times.

Please note this registration form can only be accessed from on-campus locations. If you require an alternative registration format please contact Anika Ervin-Ward (anika.ervin.ward [at] or 416978 5338) directly.


Attendees are asked to arrange their own lodgings. Suggestions near the campus include:

The Comfort Inn

190 Weber Street North,
ON, N2J 3H5
(few blocks from campus)

Toll Free Phone: 1-888-253-1628

Make a reservation at: or 1-888-253-1628


The Waterloo Hotel

2 King Street North
ON, N2J 2W7
(short walk from campus)

Phone: 1-519-885-2626
Toll Free: 1-877-885-1890
Email: info [at]

Make a reservation at: or 1-519-885-2626


Waterloo Inn Conference Hotel

475 King Street North
ON, N2J 2Z5
(shuttle service available)

Phone: (519) 884-0220
Toll Free: 1-800-361-4708
Email: watinn [at]

Make a reservation at: or 1-800-361-4708



If you have further questions or if you require any specific accommodations due to a disability please contact Anika Ervin-Ward at anika.ervin.ward [at] or 416 978 5338.