RESOURCES YOU NEED TO SUCCEED AT EVERY LEVEL
Welcome to the Resources section, a curated list of the training courses I strongly recommend for you to learn about the tools and technologies. I have tested every recommendation on this page. Many of the resources listed here have helped me to learn new skills myself.
Before starting to look into these awesome resources I know and trust, an important disclosure:
Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Please understand that I have experience with all of these companies, and I recommend them because they are helpful and useful, not because of the small commissions I make if you decide to buy something. Please do not spend any money on these products unless you feel you need them or that they will help you achieve your goals
Online Training Courses
Advanced Microsoft Office
Budgeting in Excel
Job Interview Online Training Courses
Job Interviewing: Complete Job Interview Success Course 6HR– Very good course by Steve Ballinger on how to prepare for job Interview. I linked that fact that you can learn all key Job Interview skills + there is a demo on answering specific job interview questions.
Interview Skills for Jobs: Ace the Job Interview – I enjoyed this course by TJ Walker. It focuses on how to ace any job interview and excel in successfully passing any interview.
How to Prepare for Your Upcoming Job Interview? – Good course from Coursetake on how to get ready for the upcoming interview in a step by step teaching fashion
Soft Skills Online Training Courses
Soft Skills You Need to Be Successful at the Office – Excellent course on How to gain power, write emails, persuade, resolve conflicts, get promoted, negotiate, relieve stress, and communicate
12 Soft Skills Essential For Success In Life – Covers Essential Soft Skills You Need To Be Successful. Excellent course by Ali Haider
Books to help you develop soft skills
Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-Closing Pitches, How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances in Your Life – by Michael Port. Every day there are moments when you must persuade, inform, and motivate others effectively. Each of those moments requires you, in some way, to play a role, to heighten the impact of your words, and to manage your emotions and nerves. Every interaction is a performance, whether you’re speaking up in a meeting, pitching a client, or walking into a job interview. One of the most unique and practical book written on the topic of raising the game and doing your best performance in everyday life
The 5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential – by John C. Maxwell. This book specifically takes you through a checklist 5 whys of why people follow you and how to improve your leadership based on these natural trends. I learned so much from this and my eyes were opened about my own leadership style, my relationships and how people view me, based on the 5 levels of leadership, identified by the author:
1. Position–People follow because they have to.
2. Permission–People follow because they want to.
3. Production–People follow because of what you have done for the organization.
4. People Development–People follow because of what you have done for them personally.
5. Pinnacle–People follow because of who you are and what you represent.