Teams work better when everyone collaborates and cooperates. Learn how to be a better teammate for your coworkers by improving your teamwork skills, conflict management skills, and communication skills.
Being an Effective Team Member with Daisy Lovelace
Learn how to work best on a team. Explore the key characteristics of exemplary team members and find out how you can adopt these behaviors to become a more valuable collaborator.
31m 42s • 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
Working on a Cross-Functional Team with Doug Rose
Learn how to build and manage an effective cross-functional team.
1h 4m • COURSE
Communication within Teams with Daisy Lovelace
Learn how to cultivate the communication practices of high-performing teams. Discover how to establish a team charter, communicate in different settings, and more.
1h 8m • COURSE
Fred Kofman on Managing Conflict with Fred Kofman
Don't avoid conflict; manage it. Learn the tools that turn conflicts into positive outcomes in this workshop-style course with LinkedIn vice president, philosopher of leadership, and influencer Fred Kofman.
1h 4m • COURSE
Improving Your Conflict Competence with Craig Runde
Learn to respond to workplace conflict more effectively, by managing your emotions and engaging others constructively.
52m 9s • COURSE
Interpersonal Communication with Dorie Clark
Learn strategies that can help you hone and master your interpersonal communication skills. Discover how to get your message across effectively in the workplace and overcome common communication challenges.
37m 7s • COURSE
Confronting Bias: Thriving Across Our Differences with Arianna Huffington
Continue your Thrive journey and discover how to interact with others across differences.
40m 2s • COURSE
You'll learn collaboration skills with these experts.
Daisy Lovelace, PhD, teaches communication and leadership courses.
Her professional interests include management communication, interpersonal communication and conflict resolution, inclusive excellence, leadership, crisis communication, strategic planning, persuasion, and influence.
Lovelace is also a corporate consultant and executive coach. She earned her doctorate from the University of Virginia. She has taught courses at Duke University, the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington, the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Princeton University, the University of Virginia, and Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea.
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.
Doug Rose teaches Fortune 500s and next-gen project management professionals how to be agile and lead change.
Doug Rose specializes in organizational coaching, training, and change management. He's worked for more than 20 years transforming organizations with technology and training. He's helped several Fortune 500 clients optimize their business processes and improve productivity and delivery. His most recent book is Leading Agile Teams. He also teaches several lively and engaging courses at the University of Chicago, Syracuse University, Emory University, and the University of Virginia.
Doug has a master's degree in information management and a juris doctor (JD) degree. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), and CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), as well as a Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop (CCHD).
Fred Kofman is a leadership development advisor at Google.Since 1990, Fred has designed and facilitated programs on leadership, personal mastery, team learning, organizational effectiveness, and coaching for thousands of executives and consultants worldwide. His book, Conscious Business: How to Build Value through Values, has been translated into more than 10 languages and has received numerous awards. In a New York Times interview, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg names Conscious Business as the book every business executive should read.After completing a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, Fred taught management accounting and control systems at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he was named "Professor of the Year" in 1992. During his time at MIT, Fred worked alongside Peter Senge as a senior researcher at the Society for Organizational Learning. Fred has led seminars in the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia and has presented his research at numerous academic institutions. His academic articles have appeared in publications such as Econométrica, the Journal of Public Economics, the Fifth Discipline Fieldbook, and Organizational Dynamics. Prior to his current role at Google, Fred was a vice president and philosopher of leadership at LinkedIn.
Craig E. Runde is director of the Center for Conflict Dynamics and Mediation Training Institute.
He oversees training and product development on the Center's array of conflict-management products, including the Conflict Dynamics Profile® assessment instrument, the Becoming Conflict Competent skills development course, and the Mediation Training Institute's portfolio of workplace-mediation courses. Craig is the coauthor of several books on workplace conflict management, including Becoming a Conflict Competent Leader, Building Conflict Competent Teams, and Developing Your Conflict Competence.
Craig received a BA from Harvard University, an MLL from the University of Denver, and a JD from Duke University. He has practiced law in Colorado, and has taught at the University of Minnesota Law School and at Wake Forest University.
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.
Arianna Huffington is the founder of The Huffington Post and Thrive Global.
She is also the author of 15 books, including, most recently, Thrive and The Sleep Revolution. In May 2005, she launched TheHuffingtonPost.com, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, linked to, and frequently-cited media brands on the Internet. In August 2016, she launched Thrive Global, a corporate and consumer well-being and productivity platform with the mission of changing the way people work and live by ending the collective delusion that burnout is the price one must pay for success.
Time named her in the 100 Most Influential People list, and Forbes named her in The World's 100 Most Powerful Women list. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an MA in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union.
She serves on numerous boards, including Uber and the Center for Public Integrity.
Her last two books, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder and The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time, both became instant international bestsellers.
She is a mother, sister, flat shoe advocate, and sleep evangelist.