Working Together Articles

  • Learn how to best work with difficult colleagues at work, specifically  the procrastinator, the negative colleague and the outright aggressive colleague.

    3 Difficult Colleagues to Work With – And How to Best Work With Them

    October 8, 2018

    We all spend a lot of time each week with our colleagues, and, well, some of them aren't so easy to work with. What's the secret to dealing with them? In his LinkedIn Learning course appropriately named Dealing with Difficult People, Instructor Chris Croft gives an in-depth overview of how to best work with difficult colleagues. We picked three of the most...

  • See this brain hack that'll help you better deal with change.

    How to Deal with Change Better: This Simple Brain Hack

    July 22, 2019

    One thing is sure in today’s workplace – change is accelerating. With AI transforming industries, organizations are restructuring and altering strategies faster than ever before. I’m sure you’ve felt this yourself. And, if we are being honest, all of this change can be tough to deal with. Well, Srini Pillay, a longtime neuroscientist at Harvard, wants to help....

  • Learn when and how to break the rules at work to make meaningful change.

    When to Break the Rules at Work – And How to Do It

    July 8, 2019

    Most likely, the person or people you admire most in this world broke the rules in some meaningful way. In fact, that’s likely why you admire them. They broke rules that were the wrong rules, brought in the right rules and made the world a better place. This applies to everyone from Martin Luther King Jr. to Gandhi to Nelson Mandela. And it certainly applies to...

  • All of these kill curiosity at any organization.

    What Kills Curiosity at Companies – And How to Avoid It

    March 11, 2019

    Creativity is the single-most important skill today, according to LinkedIn data. The reason? In a world that's changing faster than...

  • Here are the five challenges that cause collaboration breakdown and how to avoid them.

    Why Collaboration Breaks Down – And How to Avoid It

    January 14, 2019

    Collaboration is one of the skills companies need most, according to LinkedIn data. And it sounds good – I think nearly all of us...

  • Learn how to build a dream team from LinkedIn Influencer Shane Snow.

    How to Build a "Dream Team" in 5 Steps

    November 12, 2018

    Recently, I watched a (free) course from LinkedIn Influencer Shane Snow on building a “dream team” – i.e., a truly innovative team...