PCI Webinar with Carrie Rogers-Whitehead
Focus! How to Cut Down on Technology Distractions
Competency: Personnel Management
Sub-Category: Enables staff to strive for continuously higher standards of performance
Do you ever feel distracted by pings, notifications, calls, texts, messages and all the technology around you? Librarians work in a tech-filled environment, and these tech distractions can have consequences. Distractions reduce productivity and focus and can even affect personal relationships and your safety.
The webinar will discuss digital hacks and products to help focus your attention. We will also cover some non-digital ways to improve self-control and productivity.
Participants will learn about:
- Time management apps
- Productivity online tools and apps
- Ways to track attention and progress online
- Practical suggestions to focus attention
- Multi-tasking vs. single-tasking and how it affects the brain
Carrie Rogers-Whitehead ~ Biography
Carrie Rogers-Whitehead is an information professional, instructor, writer, event planner and digital and STEM advocate. She has led and collaborated across sectors in government, academia, nonprofit and business. She is an accomplished speaker and trainer, appearing at dozens of conferences local and nationally and at TEDx.
Carrie is the CEO of Digital Respons-Ability bringing innovative digital citizenship to parents, students and educators and the Co-creator of Wizarding Dayz, an event company based in Salt Lake City. Carrie is passionate about providing access and opportunities for all and was the 2013 Utah Librarian of the Year, NACo innovation award winner and a Red Cross “Community Hero” for her projects with diverse populations.