Skillsoft Blog

Is Laughter Really the Best Medicine?

Humor has its place, and that place can include your business. Join Peter McGraw as he “cracks the humor code” to help us grow as people and professionals in a meaningful way.

Complimentary webinar
The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny
Thursday, February 20 | 12-12:45 p.m.

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How User Friendly is Your LMS?

By Scott Oliver, Senior Product Manager, Skillsoft

According to Bersin by Deloitte’s recent report, Predictions for 2014, “the theme for 2014 technology is integration, ease of use, and data… Solution providers are rushing to make their systems easy to use, mobile-enabled, and integrated with core HRMS.”

This is good news for learning professionals out there.

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Why Do People Avoid Difficult Conversations?

By Chris Thompson, Director of Business Development, Skillsoft

Why Do People Avoid Difficult Conversations?

When you work with other people, it’s guaranteed there will be times when you don’t agree with something someone does or says. There will be times when you have the urge to address an individual and communicate your concerns.

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Mobile Commerce, Payments, NFC/RFID and Big Data

By the Mind Commerce Staff

There was an explosion in mobile payment service launches, joint ventures, and partnerships in the 2011-2012 period, along with announcements of new initiatives that would run into 2013 and beyond.  Merchants are starting to appreciate the benefits that mobile payments can bring, with major chains including Starbucks and McDonald’s launching services on a national basis.

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Just Announced: Jack Welch to Join 2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives!

Don’t miss the opportunity to see Jack Welch at Skillsoft Perspectives, the Executive Chairman of the “Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University.”  Jack began his career with the General Electric Company in 1960 and in 1981 became the Company’s 8th Chairman and CEO.

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Shake Up Your Status Quo in 2014

By Kieran King, Global Director, Loyalty Strategy, Skillsoft

As we begin 2014, why not make a resolution to stop overspending on instructor- led training and stop building what you could buy?  According to Forbes Magazine, at this time of the year approximately 40% of us make New Year’s resolutions, yet only 8% of us stick to it. 

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PGA: Harnessing the Value of Tradition-based Culture with Contemporary Attitudes Through Elearning

When it comes to organizational culture, breaking with tradition can be a tall order. That is especially true when that organization is the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA).

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Several years ago, the golf industry was facing a decline in golf participation and the number of rounds played.

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