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The Best Words Deserve Repeating

Inspirational quotations can be very motivating in the workplace. Some staff members place positive statements near their computers or add them to their email messages. At my library branch, a staff member adds motivational quotations to our employee bulletin board. Placed predominately above our copier and fax machine, it’s an easy way for us to reflect and reinvigorate while we work. Children’s book authors definitely have their place on this display; our bulletin board currently features witty musings from Dr. Seuss.  Quotations also served in a meaningful way at our branch meeting last month.  Staff members from all library departments reviewed quotations written on index cards during the meeting and chose a quotation that was most inspiring to them.  The quotations focused on teamwork, but each card was unique and allowed employees the opportunity to find a statement they personally appreciated.  Staff members volunteered to read their quotation to the…