unleash your inner pioneer

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Colorado Springs, CO November 9, 2012

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Keynote at the 2012 Beyond BTOP conference in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Colorado Springs, CO November 9, 2012

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Go!

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pi· o· neer

noun1. One who ventures into territory to settle.2. One who opens up research, or development: a pioneer in aviation.

adjective1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of early settlers: the pioneer spirit.2. trailblazing

unknown or unclaimed

new areas of thought,

Leading the way;

They didn’t do it alone.

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A pioneer isn’t just about “firsts”• First rodeo: 1869• First woman legislator: 1894 • First cheeseburger: 1935• First (and only) state to reject an

Olympics: 1976

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pi· o· neer

noun1. One who ventures into unknown or unclaimed territory to settle.2. One who opens up new areas of thought, research, or development: a pioneer in aviation.

adjective1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of early settlers: the pioneer spirit.2. Leading the way; trailblazing

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mod· est

adjective1. Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own talents, abilities, and value.2. Having or proceeding from a disinclination to call attention to oneself; retiring or diffident. Synonym: see shy.3. Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress.4. Free from showiness or ostentation; unpretentious.

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The plight of the modest pioneer

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Activity: unleash it

1. Find your partners.2. Ask your partner two questions:

• What worries you? (Something you want to implement or do. Do not answer “money or “time”.)

• What did you learn during BTOP? - Or - What can you do now that you couldn’t before?

3. Write down your partner’s answers. (worry = pink; learn = blue)

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Find your pioneering partner…

1. Add your worries & learns to the wall.(Place worries on one side and learns on the other side.)

2. Find learns that solve the worries.

3. Place the matches next to each other.

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Matchmaking with calling cards

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Go pioneers!

Pioneer to-do list

Seek uncharted territory (for you and your library). Plan for it. Try it! Remember you’re not alone.

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Unleash!

Sarah Washburn [email protected]

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