• These are supposedly "weak" qualities that strong leaders embody.

    The 7 “Weak” Qualities Strong Leaders Possess

    January 15, 2018

    Recently, we surveyed 2,000 business leaders and asked them the skills they need most at their company. Their answer – leadership. But what is leadership, exactly? For some of us, when we think of a great leader, we think of someone like the great American General George Patton. Fiery. Strong. Shouts orders, rigorously enforces discipline, their way or the...

  • Tips for overcoming indecision and steps for becoming more decisive.

    The 3 Big Reasons People Aren't Decisive – And How to Overcome Them

    January 10, 2018

    A big part of being a leader – and, regardless of what your position is, you can be seen as a leader – is being decisive. Virtually every study into the matter found that making fast decisions is far superior to making slow ones, as indecision brings organizations to a halt, creates resentment and prevents learning. Sounds great. But nobody strives to be...

  • Our new courses this week at LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com cover topics like IT infrastructure and how to code.

    The 23 New Skills You Can Now Learn on LinkedIn Learning

    January 9, 2018

    Each week presents a new opportunity for you and your team to learn the skills necessary to take on the next big challenge. And, at LinkedIn Learning, we want to do everything we can to help make that happen. So, each week, we add to our 10,000+ course library. And this past week was no different, as we added 23 new courses covering everything from DevOps to...

  • A person's feet or "feet language" can tell a lot about how they are feeling in a given moment.

    Want to Know How Someone is Really Feeling? Look At Their...

    January 8, 2018

    When we are reading someone’s body language, we tend to focus on their upper body: what they do with their hands, the facial...

  • Here are the day-to-day lives of people who have the skills companies need the most.

    What It’s Really Like to Have One of the 3 Skills Companies...

    January 8, 2018

    At the start of the year, we announced the skills companies need most in 2018, aka the most valuable skills you can learn. But there’s...

  • Here are five troubling statistics from the World Economic Forum's Gender Gap Report.

    5 Troubling Stats About Gender Equality in the Workplace

    January 4, 2018

    It’s hard to believe, but 100 years ago in the United States, women didn’t even have the right to vote. And, while we’ve made great...