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Learning with Lynda.com: Strengthen Your Project Management Skills with Lynda.com

Learning with Lynda.com: Strengthen Your Project Management Skills with Lynda.com

Are you interested in learning more about effective project management? Is obtaining a Project Management Professional certification in your career development plan?

Learning with Lynda.com: The Psychology of Adaptation to Change

Learning with Lynda.com: The Psychology of Adaptation to Change

How do motivations, mindsets, and openness to risk affect your response to change? Depending where you are on the range of these characteristics, you may find it easier or more challenging to adapt to change in various situations.

Learning with Lynda.com:  Adopting the Accountability Mindset

Learning with Lynda.com: Adopting the Accountability Mindset

Being accountable is more than just being responsible. In addition to prioritizing, setting expectations, staying focused, and overcoming excuses, being accountable is also finding the motivation to do difficult things.

Learning with Lynda.com: Remove Hidden Data From Documents

Learning with Lynda.com: Remove Hidden Data From Documents

When you share Word documents with others, you may have elements of the document which you would prefer to have removed from the shared file.

Learning with Lynda.com: Coaching New Leaders

Learning with Lynda.com: Coaching New Leaders

When a leader starts a new role, they begin to develop their functional skills and leadership skills as they pertain to their new work commitments and the people they lead. As a manager of a new leader, leveraging the leader’s strengths and taking a coach approach supports the new leader to build on their success […]

Learning with Lynda.com: Providing Feedback

Learning with Lynda.com: Providing Feedback

Engaging in both positive and improvement feedback conversations in the workplace is an important leadership practice to cultivate. In some situations, giving feedback for improvement can be difficult or challenging.

Learning with Lynda.com: How to Build Team Performance

Learning with Lynda.com: How to Build Team Performance

Are you familiar with the four common qualities of teams? Watch this week’s Learning with Lynda.com video on “Increasing Team Performance” to learn more about teams and discover a strategy for setting teams up for success. Be sure to download the exercise files attached to the course for a sample framework! (you will be prompted […]

Learning with Lynda.com:  Broadcasting Team Successes

Learning with Lynda.com: Broadcasting Team Successes

The UBC 2016-17 Annual Report was released this week and it highlighted many achievements of the UBC community. The report features many accomplishments and metrics that are cause for celebration. This week’s Learning with Lynda.com features a short video on “Broadcasting Team Successes” which may inspire new ways of celebrating your team’s various achievements and […]

Learning with Lynda.com: Writing Under a Deadline

Learning with Lynda.com: Writing Under a Deadline

It can be a challenge to stay focused when approaching an important deadline. Unnecessary distractions cause frustration, and the completion of projects can be delayed.