Leadership Articles

  • 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 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,...

  • 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...