Remote Working: Setting Yourself and Your Teams Up for Success
Optimize working remotely, whether you’re new to remote work or not, and whether you’re leading a team or part of a team involving distributed team members. Discover how to be productive and stay connected when working from home or other remote environments.
Learn how to effectively work remotely.
Gain tips for adjusting to changes in your work environment.
Explore virtual communication tools for staying connected.
Learn best practices for working remotely. Use today's cloud-based tools to stay productive, build culture, and work seamlessly with your team—anywhere there is internet.
1h • COURSE
Time Management: Working from Home with Dave Crenshaw
Get time management tips to stay productive and balanced when working from home part-time or full-time.
1h 25m • COURSE
Productivity Tips: Finding Your Productive Mindset with Dave Crenshaw
Boost your productivity by shifting your perspective. Get actionable tips for managing your time, shaking off negative experiences, adding meaning to your workday, and more.
59m 33s • COURSE
Executive Presence on Video Conference Calls with Jessica Chen
Learn how to look and sound confident, collected, and smart on your next conference call or video presentation.
34m 54s • COURSE
Thriving @ Work: Leveraging the Connection between Well-Being and Productivity with Arianna Huffington
Continue your Thrive journey and discover how to go from coping and surviving to actually thriving. Arianna Huffington and Joey Hubbard discuss how well-being can contribute to your productivity and success at work.
41m 25s • COURSE
Managing Stress for Positive Change with Heidi Hanna
Learn how individuals develop stress and what managers can do to cultivate an environment and communication style that helps connect employees to the bigger picture.
57m 59s • COURSE
Building Resilience with Tatiana Kolovou
Learn how to bounce back from difficult situations, by building your "resiliency threshold," with these training techniques.
34m 25s • COURSE
Developing Resourcefulness with Todd Dewett
Learn how to assess and develop the skill of resourcefulness: being able to do more with less.
18m 2s • 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
Managing Virtual Teams with Phil Gold
Learn how to successfully manage a team when you’re located in different geographies and time zones.
56m 14s • COURSE
Leading Virtual Meetings with Kevin Eikenberry
Explore the challenges and benefits associated with online meetings, and discover strategies for leading an effective meeting from a distance.
32m 37s • COURSE
Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks with Nick Brazzi
Discover how to be more efficient with Microsoft Teams, the popular collaboration app in Office 365.
1h 1m • COURSE
Learning Skype with Oliver Schinkten
Learn how to use Skype, the free tool for audio and videoconferencing, screen sharing, and instant messaging, at home, in the classroom, or for business.
1h 4m • COURSE
Learning BlueJeans Meetings with Nick Brazzi
Learn how to schedule, moderate, and participate in meetings using BlueJeans Meetings, the popular videoconferencing tool.
1h 11m • COURSE
Learning WebEx with Dan Gookin
Learn what you need to know to host and participate in meetings using WebEx.
44m 6s • COURSE
Learning Zoom with Garrick Chow
Learn how to schedule, moderate, and participate in meetings using Zoom, the popular video conferencing tool.
45m 11s • COURSE
You'll learn remote work skills with these experts.
As director of marketing at FlexJobs, Michael Gutman connects people and companies with flexible work.
Michael is focused on the intersection of lifestyle, sustainability, and business. He imagines a future where people are unchained from their desks and have the freedom to work wherever they want.
A former marketing manager in Silicon Valley, Michael changed his focus in 2008 to help propel the message of sustainability. He helped push the local sustainability movement forward in Mexico, Lake Tahoe, and San Francisco, and now he is helping the world reimagine a more flexible, sustainable way to work.
Prior to FlexJobs, Michael worked at Sqwiggle, a cloud-based office productivity application for connecting remote teams. He has been telecommuting since 2007, and his work flexibility allows him to spend a week out of the year as a snowboard instructor in Lake Tahoe, California. He is an avid traveler; however, you might find him working out of his Northern California home with his laptop in the backyard, as his goats and chickens say hello in the background.
Dave Crenshaw is an author and leadership coach who has been featured in Time and USA Today.
Dave Crenshaw is the master of building productive leaders. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, Fast Company, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have received millions of views. He has written four books and counting, including The Myth of Multitasking: How "Doing It All" Gets Nothing Done, which was published in six languages and is a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed hundreds of thousands of business leaders worldwide. Find out more at DaveCrenshaw.com.
Jessica Chen is founder of Soulcast Media, a premier communications and media agency.
A former award-winning newscaster, Jessica started Soulcast Media to help businesses and individuals in the US and in Asia present their best image to the world. She works with clients on public speaking, confidence building, communications skills, and on-camera content creation.
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.
Heidi Hanna, PhD is a speaker, author, and globally recognized stress and resilience expert.
An experienced speaker, Heidi has been featured at many national and global conferences, including the Fortune magazine Most Powerful Women in Business Summit, ESPN Women's Leadership Summit, and the Million Dollar Round Table. She is founder and CEO of Synergy, a consulting company providing brain-based health and performance programs for organizations, and the executive director of the American Institute of Stress. Her publications include the New York Times best seller The SHARP Solution: A Brain-Based Approach for Optimal Performance and Stressaholic: 5 Steps to Transform Your Relationship With Stress.
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.
Dr. Todd Dewett is one of the world's most watched leadership personalities.
He is an authenticity expert, best-selling author, best-selling educator at LinkedIn Learning, a TEDx speaker, and an Inc. Magazine Top 100 leadership speaker. He is a thought leader and expert on leadership, focused primarily on authenticity and aspects of relationships and leader behaviors that drive success at work. His unique take on leadership has resulted in quotes in the New York Times, Businessweek, Forbes, TIME, and hundreds of other outlets. After beginning his career with Andersen Consulting and Ernst & Young he completed his PhD in management and organizational behavior at Texas A&M University and enjoyed a career as an award-winning professor and scholar. Todd has delivered over 1,000 speeches and created a body of educational work enjoyed by over 20,000,000 professionals around the globe. His recent clients include Microsoft, ExxonMobil, Pepsi, Boeing, General Electric, Caterpillar, and hundreds more. Visit his home online at www.drdewett.com.
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.
Phil Gold is a senior-level learning and development professional.
Phil has a passion for serving organizations through growing and enabling a culture of learning. A strong advocate for the employee, he believes in using their voice to aid in the creation of solutions to fit their needs; his strong communication skills allow him to tell that story back to them in a way that helps strengthen buy-in and engagement. Phil is experienced in strategic planning, with proven abilities as a team leader working with cross-functional and global teams of employees, stakeholders, and vendors. He can distill and convey complicated technical concepts into plain language, and deliver that in person or virtually in English or Spanish.
Nick Brazzi is a staff author on productivity and mobile topics for LinkedIn Learning.
A former Apple educator, Nick has been teaching desktop productivity and video editing for over 10 years. Before joining lynda.com, he was a software trainer and instruction designer for Apple, and a regular guest speaker for several Macintosh user groups in the Silicon Valley. In his spare time, Nick demonstrates his skills in various unicycle-related sports.
Oliver Schinkten is a national speaker, consultant, writer, and video trainer.
He is an expert in learning and teaching, specializing in supporting educators as they work to empower their students.
As a learning facilitator passionate about education reform and revolutionizing education, Oliver believes in providing every student with a real-life, relevant, engaging, and personalized education in which they learn how to learn, develop character and integrity, and get inspired to become lifelong learners and world changers.
He is the founder of AssistEd Shift and ComPassion Based Learning, as well as a cofounder of the Communities program at Oshkosh North High School.
Dan Gookin is the author of more than 120 titles. He has been writing about technology for over 20 years.
Dan combines his love of writing with his gizmo fascination to create books that are informative, entertaining, and not boring. Because his 120 titles have 12 million copies in print that have been translated into over 30 languages, Dan can attest that his method of crafting computer tomes seems to work.
Perhaps his most famous title is the original DOS For Dummies, published in 1991. It became the world's fastest-selling computer book, at one time moving more copies per week than the New York Times #1 bestseller (though as a reference, it could not be listed on the NYT Bestseller list). From that book spawned the entire line of For Dummies books, which remains a publishing phenomena to this day.
Dan's most popular titles include PCs For Dummies, Word For Dummies, Laptops For Dummies, and Droid X For Dummies. He also maintains the vast and helpful website, www.wambooli.com.
Dan holds a degree in communications/visual arts from the University of California, San Diego. Presently, he lives in the Pacific Northwest, where he enjoys spending time with his sons playing video games inside while they watch the gentle woods of Idaho.
Garrick Chow has authored 75+ training courses, and is a presenter at Macworld and AIGA.
Garrick Chow is a senior staff author at Lynda.com, and has authored dozens of courses, covering a diverse range of topics. He regularly leads live classes and seminars at private companies, government agencies, colleges, and universities. He has been a presenter at the Macworld conference, and at events for design associations such as AIGA and UCDA. His interests include audio and music production, digital lifestyle tools, and fitness-related apps and gadgets. When not sitting in front of a computer screen, Garrick can be found playing with the indie-rock band The Jellybricks (www.thejellybricks.com) or trail running. Visit him at www.garrickchow.com or follow him on Twitter @garrickchow.
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