Paul Petrone

Posts by Paul Petrone

  • Manage and keep top talent

    5 Ways to Manage—and Keep!—Your Star Employees

    September 16, 2019

    Managing your best employees should be easy—they are your best people, so that means they require the least amount of work, right? Not quite. Yes, high-performing employees are great, but they also are generally very ambitious and attractive to other organizations. If they don’t like where they are, they may find another job elsewhere. Additionally, your star...

  • These are the 10 things you should do in the first month of starting a new job.

    The 10 Things You Should Do In The First 30 Days of a New Job

    September 2, 2019

    The first month of a new job is often a nerve-wracking experience. There are new people. New customs. Abbreviations you don’t know. And, the whole time you are wondering if you are making a good impression, if you are doing the right things and if your boss really likes you. Well, we are here to help. In her LinkedIn Learning course What to Do in the First 90...

  • See the County of Ventura's experience with LinkedIn Learning after they went all-in.

    How the Government of Ventura County is Using LinkedIn Learning to Strengthen Its Culture

    August 28, 2019

    The Government of Ventura County in California – which serves a population of 850,000+ people spread over an area nearly the size of Delaware – is committed to being a learning organization. Why? Because for a government to be effective, it needs a culture that attracts great people and inspires them to do their best work. And, according to copious amounts of...

  • embarrassing thing that helps me focus

    The (Slightly Embarrassing) Tactic That Helps Me Focus

    August 26, 2019

    Maybe you can relate to this. Often, it feels like I have a hundred little things on my mind. I need to write this email, write this...

  • A repeatable formula for communicating assertively.

    How to Communicate Assertively: Use This Repeatable Formula

    July 29, 2019

    Tatiana Kolovou – who has spent her career researching business communication – believes the absolute best way to communicate at work...

  • Asking these seven questions will help you build a better relationship with your boss.

    7 Questions That Ambitious Employees Should Ask Their Boss

    July 29, 2019

    One of the most important and influential relationships you have at work is with your manager. Along with being an example you can...