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Influence: It’s Not Just for Managers!
Ever identify a need for improvement but think, “That’s above my pay grade,” or “I’m not the boss, who will listen to me”? Org Chart Paralysis often prevents us from stepping in and stepping up. We may not think we have the authority to make change happen. Influence is not just about job title, though, and managers do not have a monopoly on great solutions. With a little creativity and persistence, you can showcase your leadership skills while bringing solutions to the table. That’s a win-win career-building opportunity!CONTINUE READING INFLUENCE ITS NOT JUST FOR MANAGERS
The Skills Companies Need Most in 2018 - And the Courses to Get Them with Lynda.com
To capitalize on the opportunities available, using a combination of LinkedIn data and survey results, Lynda.com determined the soft skills companies need most. Next, they provided courses that teach those skills, which are available on Lynda.com. 57% of leaders say soft skills are more important than hard skills. Learning these skills will help you stay ahead of change and make the most of all that opportunity in 2018. The soft skills companies need most – and how to learn them on Lynda.comCONTINUE READING SKILLS NEEDED AND LYNDA.COM COURSES
Selecting a Graduate Degree Program as a K-12 Teacher
If you are currently a K-12 teacher and have begun thinking about your future in education, this blog might be of interest to you! There are many reasons for teachers to consider obtaining a graduate degree, but the question we most often hear is “Which one should I choose?” Only YOU can answer that question, but hopefully the guidelines below will assist you in isolating your choice.CONTINUE READING SELECTING A GRADUATE DEGREE