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Skillsoft to Host an Exclusive Live Virtual Event Featuring Best-selling Author and New York Times Journalist Charles Duhigg

Duhigg will present on the power of habit from New York on June 11, 2013

NASHUA, N.H.--()--Skillsoft today announced Charles Duhigg, New York Times business reporter and best-selling author, will conduct a live virtual event entitled "The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business and How to Change it," from New York on June 11, 2013 from 12:00 1:30 pm EDT. This real-time, interactive event is available to subscribers through the Skillsoft Live Events offering and is the latest example of the many leadership development resources available when, where and how people want to learn, through Skillsoft's Leadership Development Channel and 50 Lessons and Skillsoft Leadership Advantage. Those attending the 90-minute webcast will be able to submit questions to Duhigg via email and Twitter and interact with peers from around the industry. Registration for this exclusive event is open online to the general public effective today, May 28. Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of technology-delivered learning with a long history of innovation and delivering solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses.

Duhigg is a prize-winning investigative reporter for the business section of the New York Times whose journalistic accomplishments have made him a sought after speaker by organizations across the globe. In Duhigg's presentation, audience members will learn about the core science of habit formation and transformation, which stems from a new understanding of human nature and how habits are developed and work. The Power of Habit examines how neuroscience reveals how the brain connects to business strategy and marketing and beyond. Attendees will take away practical and relevant strategies that can be implemented to help their organizations become healthier and more successful.

"Charles Duhigg is a great addition to our Live Events lineup," said Shawn Hunter, executive producer and vice president, Skillsoft's Leadership Development Channel and 50 Lessons. "Charles' reputation as a renowned journalist and experience in the science of maximizing business assets and strategy make him a valuable thought leader whose insights will appeal to a broad spectrum of executives and organizations. This event furthers our goal of providing our customers the tools they need to maximize leadership skills and inspire positive change, growth and innovation across the workplace."

Skillsoft's Live Events provide subscribers with cutting-edge thinking in business and leadership through live and interactive presentations featuring the most recognized and sought-after thought leaders and best-selling authors. Skillsoft produces up to seven Live Events annually and offers more than 3,000 on demand video assets from best-selling business authors, speakers and business leaders through its Leadership Development Channel and 50 Lessons. Previous 2013 events featured best-selling author Susan Cain; innovation activist and best-selling author John Kao; and best-selling author, entrepreneur and marketing expert Seth Godin.
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Participants are encouraged to tweet thoughts and questions during the Live Event using the hashtag: #ssLIVE

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