Multnomah County Library Podcasts (brown bag lunch and learn)

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The Secrets of Writing Well with Brent Walth

Author and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Brent Walth talks about lessons learned as a writer and teacher. Learn skills he wishes he had 30 years ago.

Recorded April 28, 2011

Direct download: 20110428_MCLBrownBag.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 9:00am PST

Listen Up! with Berry Kruijning

Speaker Berry Kruijning leads an exploration of internal barriers to listening. Gain practical tips to improve your listening skills, equipping you to build authentic and dynamic relationships.

Recorded April 14, 2011

Direct download: 20110414_MCLBrownBag.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 1:33pm PST

Stress Rescue with Karl Starkweather

Stress is an inevitable byproduct of life. Speaker Karl Starkweather will introduce you to techniques to recognize stress triggers, let go of no-productive patterns, release tension and improve concentration.

Recorded February 24, 2011

Direct download: 20110224_MCLBrownBag.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 1:02pm PST

Leadership, Courage and Heresy with Steven Fulmer

Too often we seek a magical wizard to show the way to success when we have the power within us the whole time. Discover the keys to unlocking a whole new level of success.

Recorded February 10, 2011

Direct download: 20110210_MCLBrownBag.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 8:52am PST

Mediating Conflicts in Your Life with Tsipora Dimant

Discover the roots of conflict and the mediation skills needed to find effective solutions. Learn how to have discussions that are balanced, direct and fair.

Recorded: February 3, 2011

Direct download: 20110203_MCLBrownBag.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 5:07pm PST

Strategies for Embracing Change with Cheryl Hinerman

Change isn't always about completely letting go of the old. The best changes blend your history and core values with a new focus to move forward. Explore strategies to help you plan for change.

Recorded: January 27, 2011

Direct download: 20110127_MCLBrownBag.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 4:26pm PST

Seeking Better Interactions with Sally Rhys

Want the secret to getting along better with people very different from you? Join speaker Sally Rhys for a short survey and short lecture, followed by tips to have more satifying interactions with others.

Recorded at Central Library: January 20, 2011.

 

Direct download: 20110120_MCLBrownBag.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 2:20pm PST

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

Whether you are looking for a new challenge or a new purpose, it's not too late to start again. Speaker Jennifer Anderson will identify tools to help you find the perfect career for this time of your life.

Recorded at the Central Library: October 28, 2010

Direct download: 20101028_MCLBrownBag.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 9:03am PST

Extreme Time Management for a 26/7 World with Brenda Buratti

Are you overwhelmed with job and family demands? Speaker Brenda Buratti will help you to identify your priorities and your time-wasters. Walk away with strategies to make the most of your valuable time.

Recorded October 14, 2010

Direct download: 20101014_MCLBrownBag.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 1:05pm PST

How to Follow Your Passion with Suzanne Jauchius

How to follow your passion when everyone tells you to get a Real Job. Author Suzanne Jauchius tells how she overcame a lifetime of criticism and skepticism from those closest to her. She describes her journey to success in a profession far from the norm.

Recorded September 30, 2010

Direct download: 20100930_MCLBrownBag.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 8:34am PST