Leadership Articles

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

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

    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 ServiceTitan, over-committed too often in his first year as a people manager. That put him on a treadmill: always working on the urgent, with little time for reflection and development, for both himself and the people he managed....

  • 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 the top of their list – a manager who doesn’t foster their employees' development. And, our data also revealed that if employees feel like they can’t grow within their role, they are very likely to quit. That’s a bad thing. Even...

  • 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, out-of-touch leader. On one hand, employees don’t want a micromanager. But, on the other, they don’t want someone who doesn’t seem to care, either. What’s the solution? Well, according to leadership guru Ken Blanchard, it comes down...

  • Learn how to delegate effectively.

    How to Not be a Micromanager and Delegate Effectively

    October 29, 2018

    Our new research has confirmed what you already knew – employees don’t like micromanagers. And, if you do micromanage your employees,...

  • The biggest struggles of managers, according to employees.

    The "Most Frustrating" Thing a Boss Can Do Is...

    October 22, 2018

    If you are a manager, and your goal is to build strong and lasting relationships with your employees, there are two characteristics...

  • Learn how to set clear expectations as a manager – it comes down to setting a vision.

    How to Set Clear Expectations as a Manager – It Comes Down ...

    October 22, 2018

    Recently, we asked 3,000 professionals the most frustrating trait they’ve experienced in a manager. There was one runaway winner:...