Rachel Lefkowitz

Posts by Rachel Lefkowitz

  • The #1 quality people want in a manager

    The #1 Quality People Want in a Manager Is…

    October 21, 2019

    If you are a manager, one of your top goals is likely to be an effective (and maybe even beloved) leader of people. If this is you, then the number one quality you should exhibit is:  Problem solving.  In honor of National Boss’s Day, LinkedIn Learning surveyed over 2,000 professionals to find out the qualities employees want most in a manager. Overwhelmingly,...

  • Learn these four personality types to be a better manager

    4 Personality Types You Need to Know as a Manager

    October 14, 2019

    If you can figure out what drives people—what really makes them tick—you’ll bring out their best. And more often than not, what motivates someone is based on core personality traits.  “To be a great motivator of people you need to adapt to the different personalities that you're dealing with,” explains writer and speaker Chris Croft in his course Leadership:...

  • Communication mistakes to avoid at all costs in high stakes situations

    4 Communication Mistakes to Avoid At All Costs

    September 30, 2019

    High-stakes situations are the micro career-defining moments when every word counts. The people putting you on the spot have the power to alter the course of your professional life.  “It can take a lifetime to build rapport, but it only takes a second to lose it,” explains Jenna Lange, in her course High-Stakes Communication. To get the raise, the promotion, or...

  • cultivate habit for confidence

    Cultivate This Workplace Habit to Boost Confidence

    September 16, 2019

    Is your colleague (or boss) driving you bananas? Is the ‘prove yourself monster’ louder than usual? It may be time to implement a...

  • Surprising way to beat burnout

    The Surprising Way to Beat Burnout (as You Say Goodbye to...

    September 9, 2019

    Burnout is a big deal. So much so that this past May, the World Health Organization classified burnout as an official workplace...

  • practices.to.build.resilience.to.stress

    Take Control: 4 Everyday Practices to Build Resilience to...

    August 26, 2019

    Feeling stressed often goes hand in hand with feeling out of control. Consider the last time you felt overwhelmed or had too much on...