Leadership Articles

  • A boss needs to have these six qualities as part of their mindset to get results.

    The Mindset You Need to Be a Boss That Gets Results

    August 21, 2017

    You need to master a lot of skills to be a great manager. You need to know how to coach employees, how to handle conflict, how to delegate, etc. But, being a great manager starts with having the “results mindset,” Instructor Todd Dewett said in his LinkedIn Learning course, Managing for Results. If you don’t adopt this mindset, it’s nearly impossible to manage...

  • Here are five tips for communicating with confidence.

    You Speak (at Least) 7,000 Words a Day. Here's How to Make Them Count.

    August 17, 2017

    Research shows the average person speaks at least 7,000 words a day, with many speaking much more than that. Think about what that means to you. Those 7,000 words (at least) you speak each day are your imprint on the world. They dictate how people perceive you – and largely define you. LinkedIn Learning Instructor Jeff Ansell, in his course on Communicating...

  • Are you wondering how to influence others and become more persuasive? These three techniques from LinkedIn Learning Instructor John Ullmen will help.

    3 Techniques That'll Make You More Influential

    August 14, 2017

    No matter how smart you are, no matter how talented, there’s only so much you can do alone. Big successes in life require the support of many people. To get that support, you need to be able to influence others. Unfortunately, that’s easier said than done – influencing others is an area many people struggle in. That’s because influencing people is a skill that’s...

  • Bosses have a tremendous amount of influence over their teams. Hence, it's important they set the right example.

    10 Things Bosses Need to Do to Set the Right Example to...

    August 7, 2017

    Any boss, whether they realize it or not, has a tremendous amount of influence over their employees. How they act directly affects how...

  • Oprah Winfrey believes being a great manager comes down to really hearing what your employees have to say; otherwise you will likely disengaged their employees.

    How to Be a Boss That Engages Your Employees, According to ...

    July 28, 2017

    Oprah Winfrey has interviewed everyone from prisoners to former presidents to the biggest celebrities in the world. What she’s...

  • Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes decisiveness is a key skill for all leaders to learn, an opinion shared by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Harvard.

    Google's Former CEO: This is a Skill All Leaders Need

    June 26, 2017

    It’s hard to imagine Google as anything other than the $90-billion-a-year behemoth it is today, with its 57,000+ employees and its...