Paul Petrone

Posts by Paul Petrone

  • How to close a presentation.

    The 6 Best Ways to Close a Presentation

    July 16, 2018

    In December of 2017, we did a blog post on how to start a presentation. It remains one of our most popular blog posts, but we realize it’s only half the battle. Yes, it’s critically important to open a presentation well, so you capture the audience's attention. Equally important – closing it well, as that’ll be what people remember most from your talk. So, you...

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

    The 26 New Skills You Can Now Learn on LinkedIn Learning

    July 16, 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 26 new courses covering everything from 3D animation...

  • Wellness at work: stats that show the importance of wellness at work.

    What Wellness at Work Really Means and Why it Matters

    July 9, 2018

    So what does wellness at work mean? It can almost feel indulgent, right? Taking time for your own wellness feels like a decision to deprioritize your work, your family and your commitments. The reality? It’s the exact opposite. Only by taking care of yourself first can you serve everyone else better, including the organization you work for. Taking care of...

  • The three biggest mistakes managers make investing their energy and managing their time.

    3 Common Mistakes Leaders Make Investing Their Energy

    June 25, 2018

    Leaders will agonize over where to invest their budget. Or where to allocate additional headcount. Or, over the structure of their...

  • These tips and hacks will make you a better negotiator.

    5 Tips That'll Make You a Better Negotiator

    June 25, 2018

    I’m going to go out on a limb – you’d like to do well in your next negotiation. Well, here’s the thing – negotiation skills aren’t...

  • See how PinnacleART showed the ROI of online learning/elearning and LinkedIn Learning.

    How PinnacleART Proved the ROI of Online Learning: An...

    June 25, 2018

    Six months after it launched, executives at PinnacleART – a Houston-based asset reliability company that serves the oil and gas,...