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Skillsoft Announces Latest Lineup of Live, Interactive Leadership Events

Leading Business Thought Leaders and Best-Selling Authors Dan Pink, Liz Wiseman and Adam Grant Join Skillsoft's Live Events Schedule

NASHUA, N.H.--()--Skillsoft today announced the schedule for its upcoming Live Events available to customers of the Skillsoft® Leadership Channel™. 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 4,000 video assets from best-selling business authors, speakers and business leaders through the Leadership Channel. 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.

Today at 12:00 p.m. ET, best-selling author Dan Pink continues the series from Washington, D.C., with a Live Event titled: To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others. Drawing on cutting-edge social science and best practices from global organizations, Pink will give attendees the insight they need to sell – ideas, self, product – in a more effective and ethical way.

The remainder of this year's Live Events schedule includes a presentation by best-selling author Liz Wiseman, which is open to the general public. The full Live Events schedule includes:

“We are incredibly excited to offer our customers three additional events this year to support our rich lineup of content and conversations from distinguished industry thought leaders,” said Shawn Hunter, executive producer and vice president, Skillsoft's Leadership Channel. “The fall schedule of Live Events complemented by Skillsoft's diverse content offering is a testament to our ability to provide our customers and the greater learning industry with the tools they need to maximize leadership skills and inspire innovation across teams and organizations.”

To get more information about subscribing to the Leadership Channel, please visit http://www.skillsoft.com/business-solutions/leadership-development.asp.

Participants are encouraged to tweet thoughts and questions during each Live Event using the hashtag: #SkillsoftLive

About Skillsoft

Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. Skillsoft's customer support teams draw on a wealth of in-house experience and a comprehensive learning e-library to develop off-the-shelf and custom learning programs tailored to cost-effectively meet customer needs. Skillsoft's courses, books and videos have been developed by industry leading learning experts to ensure that they maximize business skills, performance, and talent development.

Skillsoft currently serves over 6,000 customers and more than 19,000,000 learners around the world. Skillsoft is on the web at www.Skillsoft.com.

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