Paul Petrone

Posts by Paul Petrone

  • See how the State of Missouri used LinkedIn Learning to improve employee engagement.

    How the State of Missouri is Using LinkedIn Learning to Build a ‘21st-Century’ Employee Experience

    February 5, 2020

    Missouri’s state government is facing something most publicly-funded agencies can relate to – its ambitions are high; its funding for new investment, not-so-much. That means, the only way they can deliver on their mission of providing exceptional services to Missouri citizens is getting the absolute most out of their team members. And yet, until recently, there...

  • The key when meeting with a CEO is presenting yourself as a peer, not a subordinate.

    What You Should Do When Meeting with a CEO

    January 6, 2020

    How many times have you met with a CEO? Or, even a high-ranking executive? Probably not too often. But, if you ever do, you should crush it – impressing your CEO is never a bad career move. How do you do that? In his LinkedIn Learning course Selling to Executives, Mike Gamson – a high-ranking executive himself as CEO of Relativity – gave detailed instructions on...

  • Shy people tend to struggle with these skills and it holds them back in their careers.

    The Skills Shy People Struggle With (And How to Learn Them)

    December 30, 2019

    As a shy person myself, I know that shyness can be a disadvantage in the workplace. Shyness can prevent you from speaking up for what you want. Shyness can cause your good work to go unnoticed. Shyness can prevent you from forming key relationships. Shyness, ultimately, can hold you back from becoming the professional you want to be. The good news: it doesn’t...

  • Learn how the government of Dubai is using LinkedIn Learning to scale learning.

    How Dubai Municipality is Using LinkedIn Learning to Scale ...

    January 9, 2020

    In 2018, Dubai Municipality – the entity responsible for urban development, public health, parks, recreation, sewage, environmental...

  • Want to have executive presence? Here are 10 steps to follow when communicating.

    10 Things to Do When Speaking to Have "Presence"

    December 16, 2019

    What does it mean to have “presence”? It starts with having a clear purpose, John Ullmen said in his LinkedIn Learning course,...

  • Learn how to make a great first impression.

    You Have 7 Seconds to Make a Good First Impression. Here’s ...

    November 25, 2019

    When the first humans roamed this earth, they were mostly non-verbal creatures, with no shared language. Therefore, they had to make...