Learning and Development Articles

  • This challenge among our learning and development team here at LinkedIn increase our online learning usage three-fold.

    How a Simple Challenge Increased Our Online Learning Hours 3x

    August 11, 2017

    Creating a culture of learning is a prime goal for Learning and Development at LinkedIn, as I’m sure it is for other L&D teams. We put a lot of effort into helping our employees grow to become the best versions of themselves. And in order to accomplish that, our L&D team needs to lead by example. That’s why we are always thinking of innovative techniques that’ll...

  • These are nine free resources for learning and development professionals looking to build a culture of learning.

    9 Free Resources That'll Help You Create a Culture of Learning

    July 31, 2017

    Do you know the single biggest challenge facing learning and development professionals today? Well, recently we asked 500 L&D pros that question. Their answer: having a limited budget. That’s frustrating; it’s difficult to create a culture of learning when you are confined by a small budget. But that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. In her course Creating a Culture...

  • Many learning and development professionals want to build a culture of learning but tend to face these challenges when doing so, such as showing ROI or getting key stakeholders involved.

    The Most Common Challenges to Building a Learning Culture (And How to Overcome Them)

    July 24, 2017

    No project comes without challenges. And that holds true for one of the biggest projects any learning and development team will embark on: creating a culture of learning at their organization. Since it’s such a big initiative, often the challenges to creating the culture of learning are equally big. But the payoff is huge, as top performing organizations are...

  • Adding the word "yet" to your performance reviews can instill a growth mindset into your employees, instead of a fixed mindset.

    The 3-Letter Word That Will Improve Your Performance...

    July 20, 2017

    In the world of performance reviews, there’s arguably no word more powerful than “yet.” A quick story, told by Carol Dweck in her TED...

  • Instilling a growth mindset into your culture is essential for building a culture of learning.

    Want to Build a Culture of Learning? You Need to Embrace...

    July 17, 2017

    Building a culture of learning is the goal of most learning and development teams. And for good reason, as not only does it fit within...

  • Elizabeth Brinlee has done an amazing job building out an L&D team at FireEye.

    How One Woman Built a Great L&D Department, From Scratch

    July 14, 2017

    Two years ago, Elizabeth Brinlee started her new job at FireEye. Her job: build out the learning and development function for the...