Leadership Articles

  • Songs all managers and leaders can relate to.

    13 Songs That Describe What it Means to Be a Manager

    December 10, 2018

    Being a manager is a tough job. You want to get the most out of your people. You want your team to hit its goals. And it would be nice to also, you know, spend some small sliver of your day not thinking about work. But it can all be overwhelming. Well, we here at LinkedIn Learning have hundreds of courses to help you work through some of biggest challenges all...

  • How to build rapport as a boss. A few tactics that work.

    Bosses, Here's How to Build Strong Rapport With Your Team

    December 10, 2018

    You might read the headline of this article and wonder why. Why does it matter if I have “rapport” with my employees? Don’t I just need to maintain a professional relationship with them? How will this help the team? Well, here’s why. Yes, you do just need to have a professional relationship with your employees. But think about it – what does the ideal...

  • 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...

  • Read how Casey Hackett became a better manager at ServiceTitan: a focus on learning.

    How Learning Helps Casey Hackett Be The Manager He Aspires ...

    November 5, 2018

    As Casey Hackett puts it – his first year as a manager, he “did not know what he was doing.” Hackett, a customer success manager at...

  • Learn how to best give feedback as a a manager to an employee.

    The Best Way to Give Feedback as a Manager

    November 5, 2018

    Recently, we surveyed 3,000 professionals on LinkedIn and asked them the most frustrating trait they've experienced in a manager. Near...

  • How to be a servant leader – it starts with how you start your day.

    Want to Be a Servant Leader? Here's How to Start Your Day

    October 29, 2018

    Recently, we at LinkedIn Learning uncovered the most frustrating traits a manager can possess. Near the top of the list? An absent,...