Staying Positive and Productive during Uncertainty
In this learning path, discover skills and techniques to help you stay positive and productive in your career during times of uncertainty. These 16 courses can help you deal with workplace change, find purpose and direction, lead others, and increase efficiency.
Handle workplace change while staying productive.
Find purpose and direction in your career.
Identify what's essential for effective leadership.
Handling Workplace Change as an Employee with Chris Croft
Discover how better manage change occurring in the workplace, like working with a new boss, getting new initiatives, handling restructuring or layoffs, or working with a new team.
2h 2m • COURSE
Managing Career Burnout with Emilie Aries
Learn what burnout is, what causes it, and how to take back your power and energy.
44m 16s • 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
Finding Your Purpose at Work with Lisa Earle McLeod
Become a more fulfilled you. Learn how to find your purpose at work and improve your job performance, engagement, and happiness.
56m 27s • COURSE
Goal Setting: Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) with Jessie Withers
Discover objectives and key results (OKRs), the collaborative goal setting framework designed to drive outcome-based success for companies, teams, and individuals.
34m 6s • COURSE
Having an Honest Career Conversation with Your Boss with Lida Citroën
Prepare for an honest career conversation with your boss. Learn how to request a raise, confess a mistake, or ask about the next step.
1h 1m • COURSE
Increase Visibility to Advance Your Career with Dawn Graham
Get the career opportunities you deserve. Learn how being strategic about visibility can be the key to opening new doors.
23m 59s • COURSE
Leading without Formal Authority with Lisa Earle McLeod
Learn how to demonstrate your leadership ability without having a formal leadership role.
1h 5m • COURSE
Managing Virtual Teams with Phil Gold
Learn how to manage a virtual team made up of remote team members located in different geographies and time zones.
56m 14s • 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
The Six Morning Habits of High Performers with How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Learn the six habits of the most successful people in history. Hal Elrod describes how they changed his life—and how they can change yours, too.
23m 41s • COURSE
Remote Work Foundations with Mike Gutman
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 Fundamentals with Dave Crenshaw
Get time management strategies to stay organized, keep a clear mind, and be more productive—in work and life.
2h 53m • 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
Tips for Writing Business Emails with Daisy Lovelace
Learn how to make your email communication more effective and create a positive impression when communicating online.
34m 5s • COURSE
Tips for Better Business Writing with Natasha Terk
Become a better business writer. Learn how to improve the quality and impact of your writing with these short, actionable tips.
28m 1s • COURSE
You'll learn career success tips with these experts.
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.His book Time Management is available from Amazon and most bookshops. He has 11 other instant guide mini-books at www.lulu.com and on the Amazon Kindle Store, and recently published The Big Book of Happiness for the Kindle, as well as the rather eccentric Management Vegetables.
Emilie Aries is a nationally recognized speaker, writer, and podcaster, and the founder and CEO of Bossed Up.Emilie is a political organizer turned award-winning women's leadership consultant. Through her work at Bossed Up—a personal and professional training organization—she provides programs, tools, and resources to help women craft sustainable careers and support companies wrestling with gender diversity and inclusion at work.Her TEDx talk, "The power of no," shows how to set healthy boundaries and invest in sustainable long-term achievement. Her forthcoming book, Bossed Up, will be published in 2019 by Public Affairs Books and will help women assertively design a sustainable career path.After co-hosting the HowStuffWorks podcast, Stuff Mom Never Told You in 2017, Emilie launched her own podcast, Bossed Up, to break down listener career conundrums, interview expert guests, and deliver boss tips to listener's earbuds each week. Emilie also writes as a regular contributor at Forbes, and is a sought-after speaker at companies, conferences, and universities across the country.She earned her BA in political science from Brown University and completed a fellowship on organizing at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Emilie recently relocated to Denver, CO after five wonderful years spent in Washington, D.C. There, she continues to combine her political instincts and personal experience with burnout to help women step into their power and be the boss of their lives.
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.
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.
Jessie Withers is senior manager of corporate strategy at Procore.
She is passionate about organizational development and the power of collective effort to get things done. Her past experiences in sales and learning and development (L&D) have given her insights into the way people learn and set and achieve goals. She is excited to share those insights with the world at LinkedIn Learning.
Lida Citroën is an international branding specialist who designs identities and teaches personal branding.
Lida is the principal of LIDA360, based in Denver, and an accomplished speaker and writer, often featured in the media, including MSNBC, Entrepreneur, U.S. News & World Report, Fortune, Forbes.com, Harvard Business Review, and CBS MoneyWatch. She is also the author of two books: Your Next Mission: A Personal Branding Guide for the Military-to-Civilian Transition, which offers personal branding, career, and professional tools and guidance to transitioning military veterans, and Reputation 360: Creating Power through Personal Branding, a best-selling guide to gaining competitive advantage through reputation management.
Lida spends her free time helping veterans transition from military to civilian careers. She writes for Military.com, is a volunteer for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), speaks at national events on veteran hiring, and since 2010 has worked with the Wall Street Warfighters Foundation. She also conducts workshops, training seminars, and webinars to enlighten transitioning veterans about the challenges, opportunities, and advantages to be gained in the civilian sector.
Dawn Graham, PhD, LP, is one of the nation's most sought-after career experts.
As the career director for the MBA Program for Executives at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, she partners in setting strategy and supporting the EMBA students in achieving their career objectives through extensive programming and individual coaching.
Additionally, Dr. Dawn hosts a national call-in radio show on SiriusXM, Dr. Dawn on Careers; is a TEDx speaker; writes regularly for Forbes.com under its leadership channel; and teaches persuasive speaking to Wharton students through the Management department.
Dr. Dawn's new book, Switchers: How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success, leverages her experience as a career coach, licensed psychologist, and former corporate recruiter to empower professionals to take charge of their careers. Offering fresh approaches, psychological insights, and a roadmap to success, Switchers is packed with actionable tips and useful tools that guide readers to determine their next move and execute a plan to get there using proven techniques.
A licensed psychologist, she holds a PhD in counseling psychology from the University of Denver, a master's degree in organizational development from Johns Hopkins University, and a bachelor's degree in psychology from Seton Hall University.
As a keynote speaker, Dr. Dawn empowers audiences to take charge of their careers and learn critical strategies to attain success in today's ever-shifting job market. Whether you're a company facing change such as a merger, acquisition, or reorganization, or an association or academic institution on a mission to equip your members or students to succeed, Dr. Dawn gives professionals a candid overview of today's landscape and the tools to navigate the ambiguity.
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.
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.
How to Be Awesome at Your Job is a podcast focused on professional development and life skills.
Flourishing in today's career environment requires taking learning and development into your own hands. How to Be Awesome at Your Job allows you to learn directly from some of the world's leading influencers. Host Pete Mockaitis interviews over 500 industry leaders, executives, and working experts about the topics that matter most to today's professionals. These topics include developing presence, maximizing productivity, strengthening communication, building relationships, and proactively managing your career. You can also enroll in Pete's Enhanced Thinking & Collaboration (ETC) training program or explore one-on-one training with Pete. Learn more at awesomeatyourjob.com.
Michael Gutman connects people and companies with the value of flexible work.
The former director of marketing at FlexJobs and a long-time remote work and sustainability advocate, Michael imagines a future where people have the freedom to work where they perform best.
Prior to FlexJobs, Michael was a former marketing manager in Silicon Valley and the head of customer success for remote work communications applications for connecting remote teams. He also founded and ran a social enterprise to help organizations build corporate social responsibility programs. Education and advocacy are core parts of Michael's values and the missions of the organizations he supports. He has been working remotely for over 10 years and is an avid traveler and adventurer.
Dave Crenshaw develops leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size.
Dave has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, Fast Company, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. You can download a free copy of Dave's book The Result and learn more at DaveCrenshaw.com.
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.
Natasha Terk is the managing director of Adcom Designs communication consulting and Write It Well training.
She improves communication skills and team dynamics by focusing on each client's business, brand, and competition. She manages the development of new systems, processes, and guidelines. Natasha has developed and delivered hundreds of workshops and webinars, written ten books in the Write It Well series on business communication, and engaged in strategic communication consulting assignments with clients around the world, including Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, McDonald's, the City of Palo Alto, and Visa.