Paul Petrone

Posts by Paul Petrone

  • These are the universal skills everyone should learn in their twenties that are necessary to building a long career.

    The Skills You Should Learn Before Age 30 (And How to Learn Them)

    July 27, 2017

    The first few years of your career, you’re graded on a bit of a curve. It’s generally why you make less when you’re young and have less influence within an organization. Because, when you are 23-years-old, there’s just a lot of skills you haven’t mastered yet. But that should change by age 30. Which is why by age 30 (and probably even a few years before), that...

  • Shawn Achor is one of the leading experts on happiness. He found that gratitude is tied directly to happiness.

    How to Be Happier, According to a Happiness Expert

    July 26, 2017

    If you are looking for the world’s leading expert on happiness, Shawn Achor is probably your man. Achor, a Harvard graduate, has spent the majority of his adult career researching happiness. He’s done a TED Talk and written several books about happiness, with Oprah Winfrey conducting two interviews with Achor on the subject. Recently, he sat down with Arianna...

  • SharePoint, Facebook marketing and Visual Studio are just some of the new courses on LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com

    SharePoint, Facebook Marketing And The 39 Other New Skills You Can Now Learn on LinkedIn Learning

    July 25, 2017

    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 Solutions, 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 week was no different, as we added 41 new courses covering everything from...

  • Many learning and development professionals want to build a culture of learning but tend to face these challenges when doing so, such as showing ROI or getting key stakeholders involved.

    The Most Common Challenges to Building a Learning Culture (...

    July 24, 2017

    No project comes without challenges. And that holds true for one of the biggest projects any learning and development team will embark...

  • By having a list of metrics for your new hires to shoot for, you give them a clear focus when they onboard.

    A Simple Way to Make Your New Hires More Successful

    July 21, 2017

    Starting a new job is a time of self-doubt. New employees often wonder what exactly they should be working on, how quickly they’re...

  • Adding the word "yet" to your performance reviews can instill a growth mindset into your employees, instead of a fixed mindset.

    The 3-Letter Word That Will Improve Your Performance...

    July 20, 2017

    In the world of performance reviews, there’s arguably no word more powerful than “yet.” A quick story, told by Carol Dweck in her TED...