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Leadership skills are increasingly important for anyone looking to advance their career. From working in teams, to communicating effectively, to making the right decisions — possessing these key leadership skills will set you up for success on the job. We have plenty of courses on edX that will help you become a better leader. The following courses offer you the opportunity to learn these essential skills in...

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Are leaders made or born? In a survey administered by the The Center for Creative Leadership, C-level executives from companies across 53 countries were asked this question. Below are the results: About 53% of top executives think leaders are made About 19% think leaders are born Just over 25% think leaders are both, born and made. With many believing that leaders are in fact made, it presents the question, can...

Read More about 4 Courses That Will Help You Become a Better Leader, Inspired by Abraham Lincoln

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“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” When Confucius said that, it was 551-479 BC and transportation costs were probably the last thing on his mind. In the pursuit of finding the perfect job, the length of the commute or your ability to pick up and move can be a real barrier. While it’s possible...

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We are excited to announce that we have teamed up with 20th Century Fox to offer our learners a chance to win an exclusive X-Men experience as part of the edX X-Men: Apocalypse sweepstakes. One lucky learner will be awarded the Grand Prize, which includes a trip for two to New York City for an experience with Hollywood special effects artists to transform you into...

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Having a true passion for the business you are managing is very important for your success. But passion alone is not enough. You also need core business skills to properly launch your organization and survive over the long term. You need to understand business planning, strategy, finance, and marketing. If you plan to hire people to help run things, you need communication skills, leadership skills and...

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Wikipedia defines project management as “the discipline of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria.” In short, project management is an advanced method of achieving goals. It is a system based on years of scientific research and development designed to help you initiate, plan, monitor and successfully complete a project. In business,...

Read More about The Project Management Course for Achieving Your Goals

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This story originally ran on the Catalyst blog. Inclusive Leadership Training: Maximizing Work-Life for Your Success starts on October 13. Sign up today! You didn’t hear your alarm go off and woke up late for work. You’re scrambling to get your first grader ready for school, feed the dog, reschedule a meeting with an important client, and get your recycling out to the curb, when your...

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