Lisa McLeod and Elizabeth McLeod

Posts by Lisa McLeod and Elizabeth McLeod

  • Advice from our leadership experts on what you should do if your boss plays favorites.

    Ask the Experts: What Should I Do If My Boss Plays Favorites?

    February 7, 2018

    Again this month, we asked our readers the biggest work challenges they're currently facing. And we got back a truckload of responses. Here are three of the most difficult challenges mentioned (edited slightly for length and grammar), followed by our advice on how to overcome them: 1. What should I do if my boss plays favorites? Be the favorite. A lot of times...

  • Our experts Lisa and Elizabeth McLeod explain how to deal with office gossip, how to deal with a negative boss and how to deal with a boss who misses deadlines.

    Ask the Experts: How to Deal with Office Gossip (With Video)

    December 14, 2017

    Recently, we asked our followers on the LinkedIn Learning Facebook page the biggest work challenge they're currently facing. And we got back a lot of great responses. Here are three of the most popular responses (edited slightly for length and grammar), followed by our advice on how to overcome them: 1. How do I deal with office gossip? -Dual M. The simple...

  • In our first advice column, we answer questions like when you should quit your job and how to manage day-to-day tasks with more strategic ones.

    Ask the Experts: How Do I know When to Quit my Job?

    November 2, 2017

    Editor’s Note: Welcome to our first advice column here at LinkedIn Learning, created to answer all your work-related questions. Our advice columnists are leadership experts (and mother-daughter duo) Elizabeth and Lisa McLeod. Enjoy! Recently, we asked our followers via the LinkedIn Learning Facebook page the biggest work challenges they're currently facing. And...

  • Managers rely a lot on their observations to evaluate their employees, although there are some fundamental flaws with that approach.

    The Mistakes Managers Make When Observing Their Employees (...

    June 23, 2017

    Managers observe their employees every day. And those anecdotal assessments determine hiring decisions, salaries, promotions and...

  • Job interviews today need to focus on communication, adaptability and problem solving.

    The World of Work is Changing, And So Should Your Job...

    June 9, 2017

    What did you want to be when you grew up? Did you want to develop apps? Manage social media channels? Sell data analytics software?...

  • Employee surveys are an essential part of any HR or learning and development strategy – if done correctly.

    The Mistakes Organizations Make When They Survey Their...

    May 26, 2017

    With organizations becoming increasingly concerned about employee engagement, HR and learning and development leaders are leaning on...