Leadership Articles

  • 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, there’s a good chance they’ll go elsewhere. Recently, we at LinkedIn Learning surveyed 3,000 professionals and asked them the most frustrating trait they’ve experienced in a manager. A top answer was micromanagement. The data also...

  • 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 you should embody: Clarity and consistency. At least, that’s what the data says. Recently at LinkedIn Learning, we surveyed 2,968 professionals and asked them the most frustrating quality they've experienced in a manager. The...

  • 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 Vision

    October 22, 2018

    Recently, we asked 3,000 professionals the most frustrating trait they’ve experienced in a manager. There was one runaway winner: managers who have unclear or changing expectations. This result comes across as no surprise to leadership consultant and LinkedIn Learning instructor Bonnie Hagemann. And, frankly, it’s understandable. For one thing, the business...

  • LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner details two strategies to winning in today's global economy.

    LinkedIn’s CEO on How to Win Today: Define the What,...

    October 11, 2018

    In front of more than 4,000 people at Talent Connect in Anaheim, Calif. Wednesday, LinkedIn’s CEO Jeff Weiner outlined two strategies...

  • How to get promoted at work – your complete guide.

    How to Get Promoted – The Complete Guide to Moving Up

    October 1, 2018

    Many of us would love to be promoted. Advancement usually means more influence, more money and more control over your day-to-day tasks...

  • The Biggest Reasons Managers Don’t Coach Their Employees – And How to Overcome Them

    4 Challenges That Stop Us From Coaching Our Employees – And...

    August 13, 2018

    Coaching employees is similar to exercise. There is copious research that coaching employees is the best way long-term to improve...