Skillsoft Blog

Transform Your Learning at 2013 Skillsoft Perspectives Australia & New Zealand

By Glenn Nott, VP & Managing Director, Asia
Pacific, Skillsoft


Skillsoft Asia Pacific’s annual flagship
event—Perspectives—is drawing closer and, as always, I’m looking forward to it.

As the region’s Vice President
and Managing Director, I am honoured to be involved in
this, our 15th consecutive year of Perspectives, with other
passionate elearning advocates.Read more

The Leader Within

We’re pleased to bring you this guest blog
post is from Dr. Ian
Metcalfe, Director & Principal Consultant at Adaptive Learning. Dr.
Metcalfe will speak at 2013 Skillsoft
Perspectives Australia & New Zealand on August 21. Read more

Food Safety Drives Consumer Choices

By Joel Townsend,
Solution Consulting Group Team Lead, Compliance, Skillsoft

Legend says that Willie Sutton, the famous bank robber, was
asked by a journalist: “Why do you rob banks?”
Willie supposedly replied, “That’s where the money is.” Sometimes the
first and most obvious answer isn’t very insightful, although it can make for a
good laugh.Read more

Should you Stick with What You’re Good at?

It’s human nature to stick with what you’re good
at, but is that the best approach for organizational leadership? Bringing with
him decades of experience consulting senior management and with an arsenal of
data captured from his leadership assessment program, Robert Kaplan warns
leaders of the dangers of overplaying their strengths turning them into weaknesses.Read more

Are you Measuring Impact?

Measurement Expert Panel PictureThere has never
been a better time or more demand to show learning’s impact. The drivers of
change are here – constrained budgets, reduced L&D staff, increased
pressures from finance and a global talent crisis. Yet despite the change
catalyst these conditions evoke, many organizations are boxed into traditional
patterns that fall short of delivering meaningful business results.Read more

How Happy are Your Employees?

Think employee retention and turnover rates are the ultimate
indicators of employee satisfaction? Think again. Just because John Smith and
Jane Doe haven’t handed in their resignation and headed for the door doesn’t
mean they’re happy.

Recent studies suggest that a significant portion of the
workforce is disgruntled.Read more