Paul Petrone

Posts by Paul Petrone

  • The questions you should ask yourself to give yourself your own performance review.

    4 Questions That Ambitious Employees Should Ask Themselves

    November 22, 2017

    The best professionals don’t wait for their performance reviews to get feedback. They take the initiative and give periodic “self-reviews” to themselves, which reveal what they are strong at and where they need to improve. But that's easier said than done. When we review ourselves, we tend to either be overly negative or overly positive, and rarely finalize on...

  • Our new courses this week at LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com cover everything from IT infrastructure to data science to management training.

    The 41 New Skills You Can Now Learn at LinkedIn Learning

    November 21, 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-plus course library. And this week was no different, as we added 41 new courses covering everything from the...

  • Dan Patrick is one the great interviewers of our time. Here's his lesson on how to ask great questions.

    One of the Best Sportscasters Ever, on How to Ask Great Questions

    November 20, 2017

    Here’s a question few have asked – what if I asked better questions? You'd be a better communicator, a more effective salesperson, a better interviewer. Certainly, a better leader, a more effective coach. Even personally, asking better questions will make you a better spouse, friend and parent. And yet, have you ever learned how to ask a great question? Have you...

  • Any of these things are obnoxious to do in a work meeting.

    The Most Obnoxious Things You Can Do in a Work Meeting

    November 17, 2017

    Meetings shouldn’t be terrible. They offer a chance to collaborate as a team and make the key decisions that’ll move your company...

  • Is software engineering the right career for you? Well, it's dependent on if you have these qualities.

    How to Know if Software Engineering is the Right Career For...

    November 16, 2017

    Software engineering is, by all objective measures, one of the best fields to get into today. The salary is good – $95,000 a year on...

  • Busy is another word for ineffective." Great advice by David Crenshaw on time management.

    Stop Being Busy – Advice for a Better Way to Approach Your ...

    November 15, 2017

    Dave Crenshaw has spent a good portion of his career studying time management. He’s wrote books about it, given speeches about it and...