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Skillsoft to Host an Exclusive Live Virtual Event Featuring Organizational Leadership Expert Patrick Lencioni

Pat Lencioni will present on organizational health live from San Francisco on September 26, 2012; one of many leadership development resources available from Skillsoft

NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Skillsoft today announced that Patrick Lencioni, acclaimed author of "The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business," will conduct a live virtual event entitled "Healthy Organizations Win: How to Harness Your Organization's Maximum Potential," from San Francisco on September 26, 2012. This live, interactive event is one example of the many leadership development resources available when, where and how people want to learn, through Skillsoft's Leadership Development Channel, 50 Lessons and Skillsoft Leadership Advantage. Skillsoft is making the exclusive event available to a limited number of executives.* Those attending the 90-minute live webcast will have an opportunity to submit questions via email and Twitter and interact with peers from around the world.

Lencioni, whose books have sold more than three million copies worldwide, coaches organizations to operate smartly and healthily by encouraging them to minimize confusion and politics and foster true productivity and commitment in their employees. In Lencioni's presentation, audience members will learn how to maximize their potential in the context of real business issues and organizational challenges. Attendees will take away practical and relevant strategies that can be implemented to help their organizations become healthier and more successful.

"We are excited and proud to collaborate with Patrick Lencioni on this special live event," said Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer of Skillsoft's Leadership Development Channel and 50 Lessons. "Patrick's reputation as an energizing leader in the organizational development field makes him a valuable ally to any organization. This event will give participants unique access to his expertise and insights on organizational health and building effective teams."

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Live events are part of the video-based content lineup consisting of Leadership Development Channel and 50 Lessons as well as Skillsoft Leadership Advantage. Up to seven live events are produced annually providing executives with cutting-edge thinking in business and leadership through live and interactive presentations featuring the most recognized and sought-after thought leaders including Ram Charan, Tom Peters, Lynda Gratton, Dan Pink, Renée Mauborgne and more.

The two additional live events scheduled for this year are:

Skillsoft's Leadership Development Channel provides its subscribers with access to leading business thinkers right from learners' desktops and helps subscribing organizations develop their managers and leaders to be more effective at managing people and driving results. A Web-based learning solution that includes more than 2,000 video assets from best-selling business authors, speakers and business leaders, the Leadership Development Channel offers current, insightful and actionable information to drive positive change, growth and innovation in today's businesses. The on-demand videos are delivered in multiple formats including downloadable video suitable for mobile devices, meeting starters and classroom integration.

Skillsoft's 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. The 50 Lessons storytelling format captures these lessons in consistent, short, compelling video lessons which engage business audiences.

*For more information on this limited access exclusive web event and to see if you qualify, please register here:

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

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