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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.

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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 realized goals.

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Learn more great tips in the full course: Motivating and Engaging Employees (1h 50m)

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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. The short Lynda.com video “How to stay focused on a deadline” offers some useful tips for reducing distractions and creating an environment where you can write and complete other tasks more effectively.

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What other tips have helped you maintain focus while writing under a deadline? Share with your colleagues in the comments below!

Learn more great tips in the full course:  Writing Under A Deadline (33m)

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UBC CLW login to lynda.com experiencing technical difficulties

The UBC CWL authentication for lynda.com is currently experiencing technical difficulties. UBC IT and the lynda.com support team are working to resolve the problem.  Please check back soon.

Update: June 16, 2017: We have resolved the login problem. If you run into any errors when trying to access lynda.com via your UBC login, please contact lynda.support@ubc.ca

Learning With Lynda.com: Leading with Compassion – Insights from Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn

Compassionate leading provides opportunities for organizations and teams to promote trust and focus on strengths which can lead to thriving and successful workplaces. In the short Lynda.com video “What is compassionate management?”, Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, shares stories about his personal experiences in recognizing the importance of compassionate leading.

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Learn more by watching the full interview with Jeff Weiner (11m 48s)

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Learning With Lynda.com: Design Your Message For Maximum Impact

Whether preparing for a meeting, making an announcement, or crafting an important email, it’s valuable to consider how “complex confuses, but simple sticks”. Regardless of how complicated the subject or analysis may be, there are four guidelines that can help you prepare your message for greater effectiveness. Watch this short Lynda.com video “Designing the content of your message” to learn about techniques that can support your communication initiatives.

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Learn more great tips in the full course Communication Fundamentals (2h 5m)

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Learning With Lynda.com: Cultivate Flexibility In Relation To Change

Have you heard of the saying “the only thing constant is change”? Author Britt Andreatta recommends strategies to boost our flexibility and agility in relation to change, starting with understanding the common responses to change and then highlighting the importance of tending to the transition of change. Watch this short Lynda.com video on “Being flexible and agile” to learn about strategies for navigating and embracing change more effectively.

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Learn more great tips in the full course Leading with Emotional Intelligence (1h 46m )

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