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The age of Learning on-demand

By Caryn Baker

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“I haven’t seen this much disruption in corporate learning since I started as an analyst back in the early 2000s. The L&D profession and function has fallen behind, and it’s time for L&D to focus on digital transformation, learning experience design, and open peer to peer learning like never before.Read more

Want to command the room? Then you need to project ‘Executive Presence’

By Tara O’Sullivan

Want to command the room? Then you need to project ‘Executive Presence’

I remember watching Amy Cuddy’s TED Talk about Power Poses, and I thought that this would make it so easy for me to feel confident and in control in any meeting. Of course, that’s not the point of the TED Talk – the point is to help you feel more confident and in control when you are not feeling it, which can be often.Read more

Skillsoft Off the Shelf virtual book club—a new way to learn, share ideas and champion a culture…

By Mark Onisk

In a HBR piece, John Coleman says, “Reading is an essential component of leadership development. I’ve argued the benefits of reading extensively at HBR – broad and deep reading habits can sharpen intelligence, make you a better communicator, and improve emotional intelligence, among other benefits.”

He then goes on to elaborate the many reasons why he is such a big proponent of workplace book clubs, including what is probably my favorite reason, and that is how through group discussion we can gain a more diverse perspective.Read more