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SkillSoft Introduces Conversations in Leadership - a Webinar Series Featuring Innovative Thought-Leaders and Best-Selling Authors

Complimentary webinar series to provide insights on leadership development from well-known business leaders

NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SkillSoft today introduced a new webinar series featuring current leading-edge business experts sharing their insights on leadership development. The webinar series, Conversations in Leadership, includes speakers that are featured in SkillSoft's Leadership Development Channel and 50 Lessons. SkillSoft, a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small-to-medium-sized businesses, is offering the complimentary series to the general public and will feature a new webinar each month beginning in March.

"This new webinar series is a great opportunity to learn about leadership development directly from some of the top business thought leaders and best-selling authors," said Shawn Hunter, executive producer for SkillSoft's Leadership Development Channel. "We are excited to offer this series to complement our expanding list of leadership videos and interviews. The amount of content SkillSoft offers on its on Leadership Development Channel and 50 Lessons is unmatched and continues to grow, providing employees the essential tools to improve their managerial and leadership skills."

The first webinar in the Conversations in Leadership series, scheduled for March 6 at 12:00 pm ET, will be an interview with Justin Menkes, Ph.D. around his new book, "Better Under Pressure." The webinar, hosted by Shawn Hunter, will explore the three cornerstone attributes that Justin believes allow great leaders to realize their potential and that of their people:

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To register for the webinar featuring Justin Menkes, please visit:

The second webinar is scheduled for April 4 and will feature Les McKeown, author of "Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track—and Keeping It There" and "THE SYNERGIST: Leading Your Team to Predictable Success."

For more information on upcoming webinars, please visit

SkillSoft's Leadership Development Channel offers more than 2,000 video assets from best-selling business authors, speakers and business leaders. The 50 Lessons collection features more than 1,200 interview presentations from some of the world's most respected and recognized business leaders sharing personal experiences of today's most pressing business issues.

To get more information about subscribing to the Leadership Development Channel or 50 Lessons, please visit

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SkillSoft is a leading SaaS provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses. SkillSoft enables business organizations to maximize business performance through a combination of comprehensive e- learning content, online information resources, and flexible learning technologies and support services. SkillSoft is on the web at

Content offerings include business, IT, desktop, compliance and consumer/SMB courseware collections, as well as complementary content assets such as Leadership Development Channel video products, KnowledgeCenter(TM) portals, virtual instructor-led training services and online mentoring services. SkillSoft's Books24x7(R) product offering includes access to more than 29,000 digitized IT and business books, as well as book summaries and executive reports. Technology offerings include the SkillPort(R) learning management system, Search-and-Learn(R), SkillSoft(R) Dialogue(TM), inGenius(R) and virtual classroom.

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