Supporting Your Well-Being during Times of Change and Uncertainty
In this learning path, you can gain immediately applicable skills to support your well-being during times of change and uncertainty. Twenty curated courses cover topics such as practicing mindfulness and meditation; managing anxiety, depression, and stress; calming your mind; and restoring your body.
Assess how change and uncertainty impact your wellbeing.
Identify what improvements you can make.
Apply proven techniques you can use now and in the future.
Learn how to bounce back from difficult situations, by building your "resiliency threshold," with these training techniques.
34m 25s • COURSE
Cultivating Mental Agility with Dorie Clark
Learn how to cultivate the mental agility necessary to innovate, embrace change, and thrive in the face of uncertainty.
37m 12s • COURSE
Embracing Unexpected Change with Todd Dewett
Improve how you deal with change in your professional and personal life. Learn how to put change in the proper context, create the right perspective, and become more resilient.
14m 13s • COURSE
Making Better Decisions by Thinking in Bets with How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Learn to make better, more informed decisions in an unpredictable world, in this course adapted from the podcast How to Be Awesome at Your Job.
28m 39s • COURSE
Sleep Is Your Superpower with Nancy H. Rothstein, MBA
Optimize your sleep for good health and optimal performance at work and in life. The Sleep Ambassador® provides tips to sleep better every night.
34m 5s • COURSE
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
Subtle Shifts in Thinking for Tremendous Resilience with How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Shift your thinking for better resilience. In this course, adapted from the podcast How to Be Awesome at Your Job, Charlie Harary explains how to reframe your perspective and your life.
24m 15s • COURSE
Mindfulness Practices with Henna Inam
Explore mindfulness practices to manage stress, expand emotional intelligence, grow self-confidence, and deal with coworkers.
2h 3m • COURSE
Mindful Meditations for Work and Life with Scott Shute
Want to incorporate mindfulness into your daily routine? Get a practical and easy approach to meditation, including simple, short exercises to build into regular practice.
1h 27m • COURSE
The Mindful Workday with Desk Yogi
Bring your best self to work. Learn how to stay connected, grounded, and focused at work with these mindfulness exercises.
40m 20s • COURSE
How to Manage Feeling Overwhelmed with Heidi Hanna
Stop feeling overwhelmed. Learn how to remain focused, productive, and in control in the face of whatever comes your way.
43m 16s • COURSE
Managing Anxiety in the Workplace with Srini Pillay
Learn how to manage your anxiety and be more effective and successful at work.
1h 9m • COURSE
Managing Depression in the Workplace with Srini Pillay
Learn practical techniques that can help individuals dealing with depression approach their work more effectively and reach out for the support they need.
1h 3m • COURSE
Avoiding Burnout with Todd Dewett
Learn how to recognize the signs of burnout and manage your stress levels.
24m 5s • COURSE
Managing Stress with Todd Dewett
Manage your stress more effectively. Get tips for identifying your triggers, managing your responses, and making more positive personal choices.
21m 12s • COURSE
Stop Stressing and Keep Moving Forward with How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Learn how to stop stressing. Drop the grand plan of your life in favor of simpler questions to move you forward, with this course adapted from the podcast How to Be Awesome at Your Job.
21m 48s • COURSE
De-stress: Meditation and Movement for Stress Management with Desk Yogi
Get simple, easy-to-understand techniques to help you relieve stress. Follow guided meditation and movement exercises that allow your body and mind to relax.
36m 20s • COURSE
Chair Work: Yoga Fitness and Stretching at Your Desk with Desk Yogi
Find time for fitness. Learn simple yoga and stretching exercises you can do at your desk.
33m 11s • COURSE
Computer and Text Neck Stretching Exercises with Desk Yogi
Learn simple exercises to help relieve and prevent neck pain.
20m 53s • COURSE
Ergonomics 101 with Desk Yogi
Learn the basis of ergonomics. Find out how to adjust the equipment at your desk so you are comfortable and avoid common injuries: eye strain, back pain, and more.
35m 24s • COURSE
Recharge Your Energy for Peak Performance with Heidi Hanna
Boost your performance at work by learning how to effectively manage energy. Learn why energy management is crucial to your success and how to craft an energy investment strategy.
51m 44s • COURSE
You'll learn how to prioritize and support your wellbeing during times of change and uncertainty with these experts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Sleep Ambassador®, Nancy H. Rothstein, is dedicated to help people sleep well so they can live well.
Nancy is the Director of Sleep Health at RESONEA and consults and lectures on sleep wellness. Recognizing that sleep is being challenged in our 24/7 culture, she created Sleep Well/Live Well, a sleep improvement program. Nancy is a frequent media resource on sleep and authored My Daddy Snores, a popular children's book, and created The Sleep Radio Show®.
Nancy serves or has served on the National Institutes of Health Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board and the boards of MyApnea.org, the Foundation for Airway Health, and the American Sleep Apnea Association. These affiliations reflect Nancy's stature in the field of sleep, as well as her commitment to improving people's sleep and lives.
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.
Leadership expert Henna Inam is a team coach, author, and a former C-level leader at Fortune 500 companies.
As the CEO of Transformational Leadership Inc, Henna is an executive coach to C-level leaders who are creating transformation within organizations such as The Coca-Cola Company, The Home Depot, E.W. Scripps, and AMC Theatres. As a trusted advisor to these leaders, she helps them transform from within to create cultures of innovation, trust, and inclusion. Henna has 20+ years of experience in marketing, finance, and sales and has lived or worked in seven countries across four continents. She is the author of Wired for Authenticity, which won Leadership Book of the Year 2016. Her cutting-edge insights are regularly featured on Forbes.com and she has appeared on Fox Business, NPR, and CNNMoney online. Henna serves on the board of Engro Corporation, where she is also part of the Board Compensation Committee. She is also an organizer for TEDxWomen in Atlanta, GA. Find out more at www.transformleaders.tv.
Scott Shute leads the Compassion and Mindfulness programs at LinkedIn.
After twenty-five years of customer-oriented leadership roles, Scott found his dream job, where he gets to utilize his entire skill set and all of his passions.
Scott has been studying and practicing mindfulness and related wisdom teachings since he was thirteen years old, and teaching since he was in college. In this work he gets to explore the possibility of human potential, helping employees become the very best version of themselves. With mindfulness, his team is building employees' capabilities around resilience, self-awareness, and growth mindset. With compassion, they're working to expand employees' capability and capacity for service. Ultimately, the intention is to build these practices and consciousness into the very fabric of the company—how LinkedIn develops products, sells to customers, and services members—in a way that serves employees as well as customers. His operations lens helps him focus on scaling the work they do.
Another of Scott's passions is photography. He has always loved photography, but over the last few years it's become a deepening obsession. He has created a commercial website (www.scottshutephotos.com) so he can share and hone his craft, while donating the proceeds to charity.
Scott is grateful that LinkedIn encourages transformation: of the individual, the company, and the world. He gets to integrate all of his passions and bring his full self to work. Leading regular meditation sessions. Teaching classes about compassion and growth mindset. Taking time for photography when he travels for business. Changing work from the inside out.
Desk Yogi is a wellness platform providing training on yoga, fitness, mindfulness, healthy eating, and more.
Desk Yogi founder Jacqui Burge has been studying, practicing, and teaching yoga for over twenty years. She also had a desk job at Lynda.com, a fast-growing company with 500+ employees. As her corporate demands grew, she found it hard to attend lunchtime yoga classes or make it to the gym. To get her equilibrium back, and to inspire others in similar situations, Jacqui started streaming live 10-minute wellness breaks for fellow employees. Word got out, and soon staff from all over the globe were logging on to her video lessons to grab a moment of meditation and movement in the middle of their day.
In less than a month, the twice-a-week sessions reached 120 attendees with a waiting list to join. Shocked at the popularity, Jacqui realized companies everywhere could offer her short wellness videos-on-demand during the long work day.
In 2015, from this basic knowledge, the idea for Desk Yogi was born. With former colleagues from Lynda.com and a team of experts in health, fitness and meditation, together they developed the content and functionality of desk-yogi.com, providing an integrated portal to deliver a simple wellness solution.
Today, Desk Yogi is used by corporations, small businesses, and individuals around the world, providing a comprehensive wellness platform built around state-of-the-art instructional videos on topics including yoga, fitness, mindfulness, meditation and stress reduction, healthy eating, workplace ergonomics, and productivity to all employees in any workspace, at their pace, no matter their fitness level.
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.
Dr. Srini Pillay is an author, psychiatrist, certified master executive coach, and brain researcher. Srini is currently a part-time assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He's known for combining head and heart—figuratively and literally—in an approach to personal development and goal mastery that blends science, spirituality, and horns-grabbing joie de vivre to foster personal transformation in the milieu of stress, anxiety, and uncertainty that surrounds ambitious people in academia, business, and life.After graduating at the top of his class from medical school in South Africa, he received a Medical Research Council scholarship to study the neurochemistry of panic. Thereafter, he completed his residency in psychiatry at McLean Hospital—Harvard's largest freestanding psychiatric hospital—and completed fellowships in psychopharmacology, structural brain imaging, and functional brain imaging. He has also served as director of the outpatient anxiety disorders program at McLean Hospital and was director of the panic disorders research program in the brain imaging center. There, he spent 17 years studying functional brain imaging. During that time, he maintained an active clinical practice, which he continues today, in addition to his executive coaching practice and workshops to help develop leaders.Srini has been an expert guest for CNN, Fox, NPR, the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Harvard Business School, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Forbes, Fortune, and many other news outlets in a variety of media.
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