Leading without Formal Authority with Lisa Earle McLeod
Learn how to demonstrate your leadership ability without having a formal leadership role.
1h 5m • COURSE
Developing Business Acumen with Mike Figliuolo
Develop business acumen. Understand your business model, strategy, competition, and operations, so you can make better decisions and become a better leader.
1h 7m • COURSE
Developing Your Emotional Intelligence with Gemma Leigh Roberts
Learn how to enhance your personal performance and build effective relationships at work by developing emotional intelligence.
1h 10m • COURSE
Influencing Others with John Ullmen
Learn how to increase your influence and visibility in your organization.
41m 49s • COURSE
Professional Networking with Dorie Clark
You don't have to be an extrovert to be good at networking, and you don't have to be fake. Learn networking strategies to network authentically and connect with people you actually like.
29m 41s • COURSE
Teamwork Foundations with Chris Croft
Management trainer Chris Croft discusses the qualities of great teams and what you can do to be an effective team member.
1h 16m • COURSE
Solving Business Problems with Mike Figliuolo
In this short course, author and executive trainer Mike Figliuolo teaches you how to solve business problems using a repeatable process.
36m 3s • COURSE
Learning Agility with Gary Bolles
Learn how to develop-and stick to-a learning plan, so you can grow your skills, stay sharp, solve problems, and overcome challenges.
37m 2s • COURSE
Negotiating Your Leadership Success with Elizabeth Robillard
Learn how to get opportunities, promotions, buy-in, and support for your work by negotiating for yourself.
1h 20m • COURSE
You'll learn high performer skills with these experts.
Lisa Earle McLeod
Sales leadership expert Lisa Earle McLeod is a popular keynote speaker, author, and consultant.
Lisa created the "noble purpose" concept and strategy after her research revealed that organizations driven by a noble purpose outperformed the market by over 350%. A sought-after keynote speaker who has rocked the house everywhere from Apple to Peterbilt Trucks, Lisa is known for her cutting-edge ideas, practical techniques, and inspirational humor. She is the author of four best-selling books on leadership, sales, and personal development. Her book Selling with Noble Purpose: How to Drive Revenue and Do Work That Makes You Proud has been a game changer at global firms like Flight Centre, Hootsuite, and Roche. She is also the sales leadership expert for Forbes.com, and she has appeared on NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, Oprah.com, and Good Morning America.
Mike Figliuolo is founder and managing director of thoughtLEADERS, LLC, a professional services training firm.
He is a nationally recognized speaker and blogger on the topics of leadership, communications, decision-making, problem solving, and other critical business skills. An honor graduate from West Point, Mike served in the US Army as a combat arms officer. Before founding his own company, he was an assistant professor at Duke University, a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and an executive at Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro. He is the author of One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership (www.onepieceofpaper.com), Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results (www.leadinsidethebox.com), and The Elegant Pitch: Create a Compelling Recommendation, Build Broad Support, and Get it Approved (www.elegantpitch.com). Mike's blog and the programs he teaches can be found at www.thoughtleadersllc.com.
Gemma Leigh Roberts is a chartered organizational psychologist, executive coach, and performance psychologist.
Gemma is also an author and a speaker. She is the founder of Kona Coaching, a business psychology consultancy that helps organisations and individuals enhance resilience and leadership skills. She is also the founder of the Career Compass Club, a career coaching business that helps individuals transform their careers.
With over 10 years of experience working with corporate clients, her areas of expertise include coaching psychology, organisational change, leadership development, organisational development, performance coaching, career development coaching, and talent management. Gemma has extensive experience working with individuals and groups at all levels within organisations and works with a range of clients across multiple sectors, as well as executives on a one-to-one basis.
Specialising in creating and delivering sustainable solutions that enhance business performance and create tangible results, Gemma designs initiatives that strengthen employee performance, motivation, and engagement.
Dr. John Ullmen is an executive coach and professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
John Ullmen, PhD, is an internationally acclaimed executive coach who oversees MotivationRules.com and is on faculty at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where his course on interpersonal communication was voted by students as one of the "top 10" experiences in their graduate program.
Dr. Ullmen is a frequent keynote speaker on how to influence for results without resorting to authority or relying on rewards and penalties. His most recent book, Real Influence: Persuade without Pushing and Gain without Giving In (Amacom, 2013), coauthored with Mark Goulston, is in print in many languages, and was chosen as one of the 30 Best Books in Business for 2013 by Soundview Executive Book Summaries.
Spanning a wide range of industries, his clients include industry leaders such as Apple, Bain & Co., Cisco, Deloitte, Disney, Genentech, Frito-Lay, Johnson & Johnson, Merrill Lynch, NASA, Nike, Oreck, Raytheon, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, UBS, Verizon, Yamaha, and many others.
Dr. Ullmen also works with senior leadership teams, and one of the programs he created for a leading global firm was featured in a Harvard Business School case study on successful strategic and human capital change.
He received a BS from the U.S. Air Force Academy, a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University, and a PhD in organizational behavior from UCLA. He began his career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, where he served in a global top-secret intelligence program and later at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Center for Character and Leadership Development.
Dorie Clark is an adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
Dorie is also the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the number one leadership book of 2015 by Inc. magazine and was a Washington Post best-seller. A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, Dorie was described by the New York Times as an "expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives."
She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Time, and Entrepreneur. Recognized as a branding expert by the Associated Press, Inc., and Fortune, Dorie is a marketing strategy consultant and speaker for clients including Google, Microsoft, Yale University, Fidelity, the U.S. State Department, and the World Bank. You can download her free 42-page Stand Out self-assessment workbook and learn more at dorieclark.com.
Lecturer turned thought leader Chris Croft has trained 80,000+ people in project management and leadership.
Chris has also provided instruction on time management and negotiation, and has trained six million people on Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning. He comes from an operations background, having earned an engineering degree from Cambridge, qualified as a chartered engineer, and worked as a senior manager in manufacturing for 10 years. He earned an MBA and worked as a university lecturer at Bournemouth University Business School for four years before starting his own training company in 1992. Since then, he has been in constant demand as a speaker, and his free email tips are sent to over 20,000 people.
His website, www.chriscroft.co.uk, offers a free email tip of the month, a wide-ranging and unusual blog, and free instant guides. Chris has also created numerous free iPhone and Android apps, notably his Jobs To Do app and his Daily Happiness Tips app.
Gary A. Bolles is a lecturer and the cofounder of eParachute.
Inspired by the best-selling career book What Color Is Your Parachute?: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers, eParachute provides online and in-person programs to help job hunters and career changers. As a partner in Charrette LLC, Gary helps clients identify and understand disruptive trends, often through strategic conferences, innovation consulting, and collaborative initiatives. He has served as a strategic consultant and consulting producer for clients such as Google, Singularity University, Yahoo!, TED, the United Nations, the New Zealand government, the Guggenheim Museum, L'Oréal, Red Bull, National Australia Bank, and the London Business School.
Gary lectures regularly on the future of work and learning, and publishes his writings and presentations on LinkedIn and SlideShare. He has also cofounded a variety of conferences and strategic events, such as DGREE, a 2010 conference focused on the future of higher education, and SOCAP, a gathering for impact entrepreneurs and investors. Formerly, he was the editorial director of technology publications such as Yahoo! Internet Life, as well as the on-screen host of TechTV's Working the Web.
Elizabeth Robillard is a senior business leader specializing in negotiation and business development.
Elizabeth has fifteen-years of experience helping organizations implement partnership, diversity, and inclusion programs. She is an active participant in the tech sector who consults and speaks about women in technology. She works with startups and entrepreneurs, helping companies improve their recruiting strategies, and adopt data-driven marketing programs, and ultimately drive revenue and growth.