Managers and leaders are constantly confronted with change. Learn the specific techniques to plan your change effort as well as how to address the cultural and emotional challenges that arise during organizational changes.
Learn to implement project, area, or organizational changes using organizational change management (OCM).
Share your change vision through the power of story.
Discover how to avoid common pitfalls in mergers and acquisitions.
Leading in crisis is different than leading in stable times. Learn how you must lead to survive and thrive in a crisis.
18m 13s • COURSE
Advice for Leaders During a Crisis with Britt Andreatta
Leading experts in crisis, leadership, and finance provide you important methods to keep you and your team focused, inspired, and aligned during times of crisis.
43m 22s • COURSE
Leading in Uncertain Times with LinkedIn Learning Instructors
When a crisis sparks uncertainty, you still have the ability to lead with confidence. Review key leadership strategies and tactics from top LinkedIn Learning courses.
46m 5s • COURSE
Leading Change with Gary Bolles
Successful change starts at the top. Learn how to lead change efforts in your organization.
1h 12m • COURSE
Building Resilience as a Leader with Gemma Leigh Roberts
Develop the resilience you need to lead your team and your business to better results.
42m 55s • COURSE
Developing Adaptability as a Manager with Dorie Clark
Become a more adaptable leader. Learn adaptive thinking skills to respond to change in positive, resilient ways and seize new opportunities.
33m 3s • COURSE
Counterintuitive Leadership Strategies for a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) Environment with Sara Canaday
Learn how to leverage counterintuitive strategies to better lead in an always-on, push-harder, and do-more world.
57m 49s • COURSE
Managing in Difficult Times with Jan Rutherford
Learn how to manage effectively in difficult times. Learn how to stay focused, keep innovating, inspire your team, and reframe challenges as opportunities.
1h 7m • COURSE
Leading at a Distance with Kevin Eikenberry
Lead effectively from a distance. Get tactics and strategies for empowering remote teams and team members, as well as teams that consist of remote and in-person employees.
36m 50s • COURSE
Psychological Safety: Clear Blocks to Innovation, Collaboration, and Risk-Taking with Amy Edmondson
Help your team unlock innovation and reach its full potential. Create a safe space for people to speak up, make mistakes, and bring their full selves to work.
24m 40s • COURSE
Leading with Emotional Intelligence with Britt Andreatta
Get concrete techniques for boosting your emotional quotient (EQ) to better lead teams, work with peers, and manage up.
1h 2m • COURSE
Leading Your Team Through Change with Mike Derezin
Successfully lead change at the team level. Get practical frameworks and strategies for guiding a team as they acclimate to brand-new ideas and initiatives.
21m 24s • COURSE
Communicating in Times of Change with Tatiana Kolovou
Get the tools you need to strategize your communication efforts, craft the change communication message, manage difficult questions, overcome resistance, and more.
51m 58s • COURSE
Creating a Culture of Change with Jerry Pico
Create a culture of change. Learn how to help your team embrace change and use it as a dynamic force for innovation and growth.
56m 35s • COURSE
Critical Thinking for Better Judgment and Decision-Making with Becki Saltzman
Teach your team how to think critically. Learn how to use critical thinking to avoid fallacies, spot biases, craft better arguments, hone judgment, and improve decision-making.
56m 12s • COURSE
Communicating Change in an Enterprise-Wide Transformation with Sheila Virani
Learn about how to develop a communication strategy that is intentional and strategic while building a set of practical tools to lead change in a successful enterprise-wide transformation.
39m 58s • COURSE
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LinkedIn Influencer Bill George is a senior fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught since 2004.
He is the author of four best-selling books, including Discover Your True North. George is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Medtronic. He joined Medtronic in 1989 as president and chief operating officer, was chief executive officer from 1991 to 2001, and board chair from 1996 to 2002. Earlier in his career, he was a senior executive with Honeywell and Litton Industries and served in the U.S. Department of Defense. George currently serves as a director of Goldman Sachs and the Mayo Clinic. He has served recently on the boards of ExxonMobil, Novartis, Target Corporation, and Minnesota's Destination Medical Center Corporation. He is currently a trustee of the World Economic Forum USA, and has served as board chair for Allina Health System, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Greater Twin Cities United Way, and AdvaMed.
In April 2014, the Franklin Institute awarded him the Bower Award for Business Leadership. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2012. He has been named one of "Top 25 Business Leaders of the Past 25 Years" by PBS, "Executive of the Year—2001" by the Academy of Management, and "Director of the Year—2001–2002" by the National Association of Corporate Directors. George is a CNBC contributor and has made frequent appearances on television and radio.
He received his BSIE with high honors from Georgia Institute of Technology, his MBA with high distinction from Harvard University, where he was a Baker Scholar, and honorary PhDs from Georgia Tech, Mayo Medical School, University of St. Thomas, Augsburg College, and Bryant University. During 2002–2003, he was a professor at IMD International and Ècole Polytechnique in Lausanne, Switzerland, and executive-in-residence at Yale School of Management.
He and his wife Penny reside in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Dr. Britt Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader who creates brain science–based solutions.
As CEO of 7th Mind, Inc., she draws on her unique background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and learning to unlock the best in people and organizations.
Britt has published several books on the brain science of success, including her most recent book, Wired to Connect: The Brain Science of Teams and a New Model for Creating Collaboration and Inclusion.
As the former chief learning officer for Lynda.com (now LinkedIn Learning), Britt is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of experience. She regularly consults with businesses, universities, and nonprofit organizations on leadership development and learning strategy. Corporate clients of her learning solutions include Fortune 100 companies like Comcast and Apple, and also EY, Microsoft, Domino's, Franklin Covey, TransUnion, and Zillow.
She has over 10 million views worldwide of her courses and is a TEDx speaker. Britt's industry accolades include several prestigious awards from Chief Learning Officer and Talent Development magazines and the World Training Congress. To learn more, visit www.BrittAndreatta.com.
LinkedIn Learning connects learners with quality content to develop their skills and achieve their goals.Our staff instructors are industry experts who develop engaging, top-quality courses on a wide range of topics, including creative, business, and technology skills.
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.
Gemma Leigh Roberts is a chartered organizational psychologist, executive coach, and performance psychologist.
Gemma is the founder of the Resilience Edge®, which focuses on helping individuals enhance psychological resilience, master challenges effectively, and thrive in life and work. The Resilience Edge also functions as a center for research into psychological resilience.
Gemma is also the founder of the Career Compass Club®, a career coaching community that helps people to transform their careers.
You can access free resilience and coaching tools and get in contact with Gemma at gemmaleighroberts.com.
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.
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.
Jan Rutherford is a former U.S. Army Special Forces soldier and successful business executive.
Jan entered the U.S. Army at age 17 (weighing 114 pounds), and spent six years in Special Forces as a medic and "A" team executive officer, and three years as a military intelligence officer. Jan has over 25 years of business experience and has held executive roles in business development, marketing, sales, training, product management, and as a CEO. He is the founder of Self-Reliant Leadership, LLC, leads Crucible expeditions with executives and transitioning special operations veterans, and is the author of The Littlest Green Beret: On Self-Reliant Leadership. He is also the co-host of The Leadership Podcast. Jan is a dual U.S. and Irish citizen, and is a senior instructor at the University of Colorado Denver Business School, where he teaches leadership to MBA students in the U.S. and Ireland.
Kevin Eikenberry is a world-renowned leadership expert, best-selling author, speaker, consultant, and trainer.
Kevin is the chief potential officer of The Kevin Eikenberry Group, a leadership and learning consulting company that has been helping organizations, teams, and individuals reach their potential since 1993. Kevin’s specialties include leadership, teams and teamwork, organizational culture, facilitating change, organizational learning, and more.
He has been named in several exclusive lists. Inc.com has twice named him one of the Top 100 Leadership and Management Experts in the World and one of the 100 Great Leadership Speakers for Your Next Conference. American Management Association listed him as one of the Leaders to Watch in 2015 and Top Sales World named him one of their Top Sales & Marketing Influencers four years in a row.
Kevin has worked with Fortune 500 companies, small firms, universities, government agencies, hospitals, and more. His client list includes the American Red Cross, A&W Canada, Cirque du Soliel, Chevron Phillips Chemical, John Deere, Purdue University, Sears Canada, several government agencies, and Verizon.
He is the co-author of The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership with Wayne Turmel, From Bud to Boss: Secrets to a Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership with Guy Harris. He is the bestselling author of Remarkable Leadership: Unleashing Your Leadership Potential One Skill at a Time, a leadership primer designed to help you learn and master the 13 competencies of remarkable leaders, and Vantagepoints on Learning and Life, a collection of his email essays on learning from everyday experiences. He is a contributor or co-author of over 15 other books and he hosts a popular leadership podcast: The Remarkable Leadership Podcast.
Kevin earned a BS with honors from Purdue University, collects antique John Deere tractors, and is an avid reader. He and his family live in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Amy C. Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School.
Number 15 on the Thinkers50 list of the worlds' most influential management thinkers, Edmondson speaks regularly on leadership and management in companies and at conferences around the world. She is the author, most recently, of Teaming to Innovate (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, 2013), Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy (Jossey-Bass, 2012), and A Fuller Explanation: The Synergetic Geometry of R. Buckminster Fuller (Springer Verlag, 1987; Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1992), along with over seventy articles on leadership, teams, innovation, and organizational learning. She has received awards, including the Accenture Award for significant contribution to improving the practice of management, in 2004, and the Cummings Award for midcareer achievement from the Academy of Management, in 2006, and was selected as one of the 20 Most Influential International Thinkers in Human Resources (#7) by HR Magazine in 2013.
Mike Derezin is a VP at LinkedIn who has helped build and scale two business lines within the company. Mike is passionate about building high-performing teams, taking big ideas and bringing them to life, and helping his teams successfully navigate through change. He has done so as both an entrepreneur with two of his own startups and as an intrapreneur with two businesses within LinkedIn—LinkedIn Learning Solutions and LinkedIn Sales Solutions. At LinkedIn, Mike spent six years helping to launch the company's Sales Solutions business, taking it from an idea to one of the largest Software as a Service (SaaS) businesses in the sales ecosystem. Along the way, he learned valuable lessons on how to navigate multiple changes and scale a team from a small handful of employees to a large global organization that became a market leader. Currently, Mike is a senior leader in LinkedIn Learning Solutions (formerly Lynda.com) where he leads his global team to pursue a vision to help every member of the global workforce become a lifelong learner and acquire the skills that will help them achieve their dreams.Prior to his current role, Mike was the co-founder and co-CEO of VoxPop, a leading pop culture gaming platform and the co-founder and co-COO of Porvenir Inc, acquired by Thomson Financial. Mike also worked as a consultant at Bain & Co. His career began as a teacher, and included a year teaching in Santiago, Chile. He holds a BA in political science from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also serves as board trustee for Semester at Sea, a floating study abroad program for college students and lifelong learners.
Tatiana Kolovou is faculty member at the top-ranked Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.
She came to the United States as an "academic immigrant" from Athens, Greece. Now she teaches business communication and cross-cultural effectiveness. Tatiana consults with executives and teams at large companies to develop effective communication skills for the global enterprise.
Jerry Pico is an expert practitioner in the areas of learning, leadership development, and culture change.
He has been working with individuals, teams, and organizations to define and achieve success in their own terms for over 20 years—including for more than 15 years in his learning, leadership, and organizational consulting practice, People & Knowledge Works Consulting.
Simply put, he is passionate about enabling people and organizations to define their goals and achieve them by developing their potential to grow, collaborate, and innovate. Enabling people and organizations to clarify their values, and identify the behaviors needed to build dynamic, sustainable, and values-based cultures has been the core of his practice throughout.
In 2011, Jerry moved to Europe with his family and has been living in Munich, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland since then.
Currently based in Munich, in June 2018 Jerry begins his new role as Director of HR Development for Europe for a leading global pharmaceutical company, Daiichi Sankyo.
Since August 2014, Jerry worked in a dual role as a senior learning programs and executive learning manager with Allianz SE.
As senior learning programs manager, he leads the design, development, and global delivery of technical learning for all commercial programs for the company's leading functional academy, including the development and delivery of professional skills training to enhance the influence, negotiation, and selling skills of our technical experts. He mentors and develops other team members and organizes the annual expert conference.
As executive learning manager, Jerry works with board-level sponsors to design and lead executive learning experiences and programs that facilitate executive development and engagement and support culture change across the enterprise. These programs consistently receive excellent quantitative and qualitative participant and sponsor feedback.
Prior to that he served as the head of performance management with the Daniel Swarovski Corporation AG, in Zürich, Switzerland. In that role he led a team to develop and implement a best-in-class global learning program that was delivered in person and virtually to over 26,000 and changed the company's culture by making it more performance- and feedback-oriented.
Prior to moving to Europe in 2011, Jerry lived in San Francisco where he founded and led his learning, leadership and organizational consulting practice, People & Knowledge Works Consulting, for over 15 years. During this time he provided consulting services to many leading companies like Google, Charles Schwab, Ernst & Young, and Korn/Ferry.
To learn more about Jerry and his work, please visit his website.
Becki Saltzman is an author, speaker, and founder of the Applied Curiosity Lab.Trained in behavioral science and applied psychology at Washington University in St. Louis, Becki conducted award-winning research as a graduate student using a mathematical model of behavior prediction. She went on to a career as a fashion buyer, and then spent 20 years as a top real estate broker. All the while, she continued to study the science and art of curiosity and the role it plays in sales and influence, creative problem-solving, decision-making, and lifestyle design.To understand the role of curiosity in the lives of remarkable people, Becki spent two decades studying and collaborating with behavioral scientists, embedding herself into a variety of industries and cultures, and conducting interviews around the world. These findings and adventures led her to found the Applied Curiosity Lab and create the Applied Curiosity training modules. She speaks and writes about curiosity as a tool for business insights and elegant, competitive advantages—as well as a lens for adventure.She is the author of Living Curiously: How to Use Curiosity to Be Remarkable and Do Good Stuff, and Arousing the Buy Curious: Real Estate Pillow Talk for Patrons and Professionals.
Sheila Virani is an experienced change manager currently working on an enterprise-wide transformation for a large school district in Atlanta, Georgia. Sheila has supported transformations in financial services, manufacturing, retail, and technology services throughout various stages of the process. She is highly skilled at working with C-level executives to create alignment on the purpose of a transformation and translating it to stakeholders. Sheila is a strong program and project management professional and earned a master's degree in humanities and humanistic studies from the Institute of Education, University College London.