Transitioning from Manager to Leader with Sara Canaday
Learn how to shift your mindset from manager to leader. Enhance your personal growth by increasing your self-awareness and emotional intelligence, expanding your strategic scope, and identifying and cultivating top talent.
1h • COURSE
Managing Up, Down, and Across the Organization with Roberta Matuson
Learn how to create a great long-lasting impression with your boss, peers, and direct reports.
58m 4s • COURSE
Managing New Managers with Sara Canaday
Discover how to support and inspire new leaders as they make the critical transition from individual contributor to manager.
20m 25s • COURSE
Managing Experienced Managers with Sara Canaday
Discover how to more successfully manage professionals who already have experience in a leadership role.
19m 44s • COURSE
Coaching for Results with Lisa Gates
Develop the skills you need to effectively coach different types of employees: low performers, high performers, and those who want to develop their careers.
59m 59s • COURSE
Finance for Non-Financial Managers with Jim Stice
Get a basic understanding of financial management, sufficient to interpret reports, draft budgets, cost products, and make informed financial decisions.
1h 27m • COURSE
Decision-Making Strategies with Mike Figliuolo
Learn how to make better business decisions faster, incur less risk, and gain support for your decisions.
47m 52s • COURSE
Problem Solving Techniques with Chris Croft
Learn techniques for identifying the root cause of a problem, generating options, and selecting the best solution.
1h 32m • COURSE
Finding and Retaining High Potentials with Kathrine Sharon
Win the war for talent by bringing the best and brightest to work for your organization. Learn how to identify, attract, and retain high potential employees.
1h • COURSE
Measuring Team Performance with Mike Figliuolo
Learn how team measurement works, why and how you do it, and how to apply it to specific functions such as sales, operations, and finance.
1h 25m • COURSE
You'll learn senior management skills with these experts
Sara Canaday is a leadership development expert, speaker, and author.
In her work, Sara helps companies maximize the contributions of their leaders for bottom-line impact. Drawing on her 15 years of corporate experience, Sara has a unique gift for connecting with audiences and ensuring they walk away with actionable strategies for positive change—strengthening leadership skills, improving business relationships, and enhancing performance.
Sara's career spans more than 20 years, including senior executive positions in sales, operations, and organizational development with USAA and Texas Mutual. After forming her own company, Sara began sharing her expertise in leadership development, executive presence, branding, and emotional intelligence. Her insights have led hundreds of teams and individuals nationwide to make strategic changes with impressive results.
Sara is a member of both the National Speakers Association and the Global Speakers Federation, and is an adjunct executive coach with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). She is certified in the CCL suite of 360-degree multi-rater feedback instruments, and she is accredited through Multi-Health Systems to administer the EQ-i 2.0 Emotional Intelligence assessments.
Sara has been featured in a number of publications and broadcasts, most notably Forbes, The Huffington Post, Psychology Today, CNBC, and the American Management Association's Leadership-Wired. Sara is also the author of a popular business book, You—According to Them: Uncovering the blind spots that impact your reputation and your career.
Roberta Matuson is a global strategist, advisor, best-selling author, and the president of Matuson Consulting.
She helps organizations achieve dramatic growth and market leadership through the maximization of talent.
Known as The Talent Maximizer, Roberta is considered a leading authority on leadership and the skills and strategies required to earn employee commitment and client loyalty. A former executive, Roberta has the vantage point of understanding what it is like to work at all levels of the organization. At the age of twenty-four years old, she found herself catapulted into the executive suite. Shortly thereafter, Roberta was involved in taking the company through a public offering.
Roberta is the author of The Magnetic Leader: How Irresistible Leaders Attract Employees, Customers and Profits, Talent Magnetism: How to Build a Workplace That Attracts and Keeps the Best, and the international best seller Suddenly In Charge: Managing Up, Managing Down, Succeeding All Around.
Lisa Gates is a negotiation consultant and executive coach who helps high-potential individuals negotiate powerful livelihoods. As cofounder of She Negotiates, she also designs training that help businesses and organizations empower women, on topics such as negotiation, conflict resolution, and the art of coaching in the workplace. She has been a frequent contributor to Forbes Woman, The Daily Muse, and LinkedIn, and the work of She Negotiates has been featured on NPR and CNN, and in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, More Magazine, and Real Simple, among other publications.
Jim Stice is a professor of accounting at BYU. He teaches business accounting to multinational corporations.
James D. Stice, PhD, is the Distinguished Teaching Professor of Accounting in the School of Accountancy at BYU. Professor Stice has been at BYU since 1988. He has co-authored three accounting textbooks and published numerous professional and academic articles. In addition, Professor Stice has been involved in executive education for Ernst & Young, Bank of America Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation, RSM McGladrey, and AngloGold Limited and has taught at INSEAD (in both France and Singapore) and CEIBS (in China). He has been recognized for teaching excellence by his department, his college, and the university. Professor Stice currently serves on the board of directors of Nutraceutical International Corporation.
Professor Jim Stice received a PhD from the University of Washington as well as master's and bachelor's degrees from BYU, all in accounting.
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.
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.
Katy Sharon is a leadership and organization development professional.
Katy has 20+ years of experience in a range of industries, serving clients from 50 to 150,000 employees. She is currently a consultant working primarily with technology companies to help them increase the effectiveness of their leaders and managers. Katy has held senior positions in human resources and talent management at Gap Inc., Levi Strauss, and Interactive Media. She has had consulting roles at Accenture, PDI Ninth House, and Alliance Leadership. Katy designs, develops, and facilitates management and leadership programs on a variety of topics, including management and leadership fundamentals, coaching and feedback, difficult conversations, developing others, and leading change. She has been a certified facilitator for situational leadership. She brings her certification as an executive coach to her facilitation, helping her to engage participants in a unique way. Katy's clients include Workday, New Relic, NetApp, Chegg, Pandora, ClearSlide, Electronic Arts, Informatica, Ubisoft, and Vanity Fair Outdoor. Katy has also facilitated management programs and has provided executive coaching services at Google, Salesforce, AOL, and Twitter. Katy has an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA in international studies from Duke University. Katy was a Fulbright scholar in Paris.