Skillsoft Blog

Why Summer is the Perfect Time for eLearning

By Tim Hildreth

 

I love summer. And this year, it seems we’re having a near perfect one here in New England. During the summer, life just seems to be a little more relaxed: the kids are out of school, people are on vacation, and even work seems to slow a little with the heat.Read more

Leadership Skills Training Lesson: A Rising Optimism Lifts All Ideas

By Shawn Hunter

Ideas are abundant, but evidently sharing those ideas is pretty scarce in professional environments. Towers Perrin global engagement study reveals sadly only 21% of us would self-describe ourselves as “engaged” in our work. All in and loving it – excited working with our colleagues, dedicated and passionate about the projects we engage in, propelled by a belief that we are actively making a difference, and recognized and rewarded intellectually and emotionally by our efforts.Read more

Loyalty is Earned

By Kieran King

We are pleased to bring you a guest blog post today from Kieran King, our Global Director of Loyalty Strategy. 

I am frequently asked why SkillSoft’s clients are so loyal.  For those who may not be aware, SkillSoft has been ranked #1 in customer loyalty by the world’s largest custom research company, TNS, for three consecutive years. Read more

5 Enterprise Takeways from We-Learning Workshop

 

By John Ambrose

“We-Learning” is a concept coined by Bersin Associates to
describe the next evolution of enterprise learning which incorporates social as
a key component.  And with good
reason.  If you’re not actively
thinking about how “social” fits into your learning framework, you are falling
behind your competitor. Read more

Great Leadership Skills Training Lesson: ‘If it Were Possible’

By Shawn Hunter

“Don’t be put off by people who know what is not possible. Do what needs to be done, and check to see if it was impossible only after you are done.” – Paul Hawken

I learned a powerful lesson recently in an interview with a Leadership Development Channel client, Lincoln Crawley, Managing Director of Manpower for Australia.Read more