Paul Petrone

Posts by Paul Petrone

  • Professionals today most want to learn when they, well, need to learn.

    When Today's Professionals Most Want to Learn

    February 24, 2017

    The success of any product or service is as simple as giving people what they want, when they want it. And that starts with knowing with what people want and when they want it in the first place. For learning and development teams, the people in this situation are the employees they serve, i.e. professionals at large. And while what professionals want to learn...

  • These tips are from David Allen, author of "Getting Things Done."

    5 Productivity Tips That'll Make You Rethink Your Day

    February 23, 2017

    Recently, I watched David Allen’s free LinkedIn Learning course, Getting Things Done. The course was exactly what the title described – it was on how to better get things done. Like most productivity experts, Allen says it comes down to managing your focus and energy, not necessarily your time. But what was interesting and what makes Allen such an in-demand...

  • How to deal with a micromanager, a boss who criticizes you and an incompetent boss.

    The 3 Most Common Types of Bad Bosses – And How to Handle Them

    February 22, 2017

    As this article shows, there’s no shortage of bad boss stories. And as this article shows, bad bosses really affect the people they manage, with an astonishing 65 percent of employees saying they’d take a new boss over a pay raise. But the truth is, you can’t choose your boss, and quitting is often unrealistic. That leaves you left to figure out a way to deal...

  • Our new courses this week cover everything from business to creative to tech skills.

    The New Skills You Can Learn at LinkedIn Learning This Week

    February 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...

  • The MicroStrategy learning and development team plays to win!

    This Company’s Employees Use Lynda.com More Than Any of its...

    February 20, 2017

    The employees at MicroStrategy have learned a lot this year. Under the direction of its CEO Michael Saylor, MicroStrategy, a...

  • How to get more money for your learning and development program.

    Are You Part of the 27% of Orgs Spending More on Learning...

    February 17, 2017

    Recently, we surveyed more than 500 L&D leaders from companies across North America. One thing we found out – more than ¼ were getting...