Autumn; the back-to-school time of the year. The shiny, new stationery on the shop shelves encourages people to educate themselves and develop their skills. Never stop studying is the key to success; study to maintain your position and to advance. Thanks to technology you have limitless options to educate yourself.
Here is a list of our 5 favourite learning tools:
iLEAD – Winner of the Management and Leadership Textbook category; Management Book of The Year 2016. A very interactive work, a great collection of exercises and tasks, based on academic research; a self-assessment resource for aspiring leaders.
Skillshare – You can find courses from story-telling, through graphic design to e-mail marketing on this online educational platform. Courses are taught by industry experts; you can even learn from Simon Sinek or Seth Godin. The primary goal of the course is learning by completing a project. Everyone can be a student or even a teacher in the community of Skillshare.
How to Understand Your Stakeholders – Our 4-step template helps you to plan engagement for your change project and gain clarity about your stakeholders. After downloading you also get access to a 3-week mini e-mail series on change management.
Gordon Tredgold’s YouTube channel – The ‘leaders’ leader’ shares short but interesting and engaging videos on topics such as empowerment, success and leadership to help his audience develop their leadership and performance skills.
Duolingo – As the old saying goes “A man who knows four languages is worth four men.” Duolingo is a great way to learn languages. It works like a game as you earn points for the correct answers and it’s ideal for your commute. The app is available free on iTunes, Google Play and Windows Store.
+1: The Coaching Habit – Michael Bungay Stanier’s book will teach you how to provide more effective support to your staff and be a more impactful leader. Read our review of the book in this issue, and Michael talks about his 3-step process for changing habits in 60 seconds or less in our interview.