Paul Petrone

Posts by Paul Petrone

  • Our newest LinkedIn Learning courses this week are...

    The 31 New Skills You Can Now Learn on LinkedIn Learning

    August 13, 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 12,000+ course library. And this past week was no different, as we added 31 new courses covering everything from data science...

  • How to manage somebody who is really defensive about criticism and/or feedback.

    How to Manage Someone Who is Really Defensive

    August 6, 2018

    The job of any manager is to get the absolute most out of their people. To achieve that, yes, you should recognize your employees' strengths and build them up. But, you also need to address their weaknesses, so they don’t hold your employees back. The problem? Some people get really, really defensive when you point out a weakness of theirs. And that makes...

  • Two techniques that'll put you at ease and calm your nerves before giving a big presentation.

    How To Calm Your Nerves Before a Big Presentation

    August 6, 2018

    Imagine you are seconds away from giving the biggest presentation of your life. How do you feel? Most likely, nervous. Of course, preparation helps – but still, it’s completely natural to be nervous before something like that. First off, recognize and accept that. Even people who have been performing for years like politicians or musicians get nervous before...

  • See the new courses added to LinkedIn Learning this week.

    The 30 New Skills You Can Now Learn on LinkedIn Learning

    August 6, 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...

  • Want to be a great leader? Always follow these three rules.

    The 3 Essential Rules for Being a Great Leader

    July 30, 2018

    Todd Dewett has spent a career researching leadership, taking on leadership roles himself and – through LinkedIn Learning, as an MBA...

  • These are the best questions to ask the job interviewer in the job interview.

    The Best Questions to Ask the Interviewer in a Job Interview

    July 30, 2018

    We all know that part in the job interview where the interviewer stops asking questions themselves and wonders aloud if you, the...