Paul Petrone

Posts by Paul Petrone

  • Learn how to be a better listener – 6 principles to follow.

    How to Be a Better Listener: The 6 Principles to Follow (With Video)

    November 26, 2018

    There’s a great line from Elizabeth McLeod in her LinkedIn Learning course, Leading Without Formal Authority: “I'll let you in on a little hidden secret,” McLeod said. “If you focus on mindful listening, you can garner more authority without saying a word.” Truer words have never been spoken. There’s arguably no better way to form a lasting relationship with...

  • How to make your team be more creative and think more creatively – tactics that work.

    How to Help Your Team Think More Creatively: 5 Proven Tactics (With Video)

    November 26, 2018

    Say you are about to kick off a team brainstorm. How do you get your team to think outside the box? To stop falling back onto the same ideas you’ve all been relying on and break new ground? It’s hard. Us humans tend to resist championing new ideas, instead preferring to stick with what’s comfortable. But, to see new growth, your team needs to try new things. In...

  • New LinkedIn Learning courses added this week.

    The 26 New Skills You Can Now Learn on LinkedIn Learning

    November 26, 2018

    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, we want to do everything we can to help make that happen. So, each week, we add to our 13,000+ course library. And this past week was no different, as we added 26 new courses covering everything from IT networking...

  • See free online courses on LinkedIn Learning.

    10 Free LinkedIn Learning Courses That'll Make You a Better...

    November 19, 2018

    Here at LinkedIn Learning, we have more than 13,000 courses, covering just about every professional skill – from Microsoft Excel to...

  • We all tend to make this mistake when dealing with conflict.

    This is the Most Common Mistake People Make When Dealing...

    November 19, 2018

    I’ve done it many, many times. And, if you are being honest, you’ve probably done it too. We disagree with someone or have some sort...

  • The new courses added LinkedIn Learning to this week.

    The 42 New Skills You Can Now Learn on LinkedIn Learning

    November 19, 2018

    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...