Skillsoft Blog

2012 Skillsoft Perspectives Highlights, New Zealand – another successful event!

We’re pleased to bring you a guest post from our APAC region − Kath Greenhough, a Learning Strategist in New Zealand.

By Kath Greenhough

We have just farewelled the last of the Skillsoft New Zealand customers after our two-day Perspectives Highlights event in Auckland and Wellington on 21 and 22 June.Read more

Recap: Leading Your Own Life- A New Approach to Employee Engagement & Leadership Development

On June 13, Skillsoft hosted a Live Event on the topic of employee engagement in front of a New York City studio audience. The Live Event featured Marshall Goldsmith, recognized as the #1 leadership thinker in the world and the #7 business thinker in the world at the bi-annual Thinkers 50 ceremony sponsored by the Harvard Business Review.Read more

Books24x7 Book Review: The Trainer’s Handbook of Leadership Development: Tools, Techniques…

By Pam Boiros

The need for effective leaders has never been greater. Evidence suggests we are experiencing a leadership deficit throughout our society— in corporations, governments, and communities. If fact, it’s a topic we discuss frequently on this blogRead more

Exploring Digital Immigrant Perceptions Toward Leadership Development

We’re pleased to bring you a guest post by Roderick Millar, Managing Editor at IEDP, the executive development information portal and of Developing Leaders magazine. Find more at

By Roderick Millar, Managing Editor, IEDP

If you ask a leader whether they would like to engage with a learning program that fits around their schedule, does not involve travel, allows them to interact with peers and experts, gives them direct access to the latest thought leadership and is often less expensive than a traditional learning program, it is not surprising that they tend to agree that this would be a wonderful thing.Read more

SuccessConnect 2012 Recap

We’re pleased to bring you a guest post by Gary Hartman, a Skillsoft partner alliances manager responsible for partnership programs with LMS, Talent Management and Portal providers.

By Gary Hartman

Skillsoft enjoyed exhibiting at last week’s SuccessFactors’ North American User Group meeting, SuccessConnect 2012 in San Francisco, CA. Read more

Reinforcing Company Culture by Capturing Internal Voices of Distinction

By Shawn Hunter

Amway understands that people and relationships remain at the core of their identity, embedded in fabric of their company, and essential to their success.  With over 20,000 direct employees and over 7 million independent distributors operating in every continent but Antarctica, and nearly every country in the world, Amway needed a powerful, yet scalable, way to sustain the culture of the company, while at the same time attracting and building new leaders in the organization who would also understand, adopt and amplify the core leadership philosophies of the company.Read more