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Throw Back Thursday: The Impact of Steve Jobs

We receive so much valuable content
from our customers, partners and internal subject-matter experts. On Thursdays,
we thought it would be fun to do a “throw back” and bring back an older post
that was valuable to our audience.

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Skillsoft® Books24x7® expands offering with HarperCollins partnership

By Pam Boiros

What do best-selling authors Geoffrey Moore, David Rock, Dan
Ariely, Jeanne C. Meister and Karie Willyerd all have in common?  They are all HarperCollins authors whose
business titles will now be available in the Skillsoft Books24x7 BusinessPro™
collection along with many other highly-regarded authors.

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Books24x7 Book Review: Transformative HR: How Great Companies Use Evidence-Based Change for…

By Pam Boiros

The “evidence-based” approach has its roots in medicine.  The evidence-based medicine movement encouraged medical professionals to determine, using available evidence, the most effective treatment path for a particular disease was and to apply that treatment.  

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Center for Creative Leadership’s 50th Guidebook in the Ideas Into Action Leadership Development…

By Pam Boiros

We’re excited to give our customers access to titles from the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®). In partnership with CCL, we have incorporated the 50th guidebook from CCL’s Ideas Into Action leadership development series. 

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Books24x7 Book Review: Marketing by the Numbers: How to Measure and Improve the ROI of any Campaign

By Pam Boiros

Marketing budgets at most companies are stretched tight and under more scrutiny than ever before. Marketing leaders need to justify every expenditure and ensure that marketing budgets are spent in ways that get results. Traditional media outlets are in transition, and online and social channels present new and interesting measurement opportunities.

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Books24x7 Book Review: Provoke: Why the Global Culture of Disruption Is the Only Hope for…

By Pam Boiros

In the novel Provoke, entrepreneur and “innovation provocateur” Linda Bernardi takes a frank and straight-forward approach to business and innovation in order to reveal some startling truths:

  • All organizations, no matter how seemingly enlightened, react to the idea of disruption with rage, fear, denial and rejection, and
  • Access to big money and the drive to build start-ups for the purpose of being acquired is destroying innovation.
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Book Review: Aligning Training for Results

 

 

We are constantly adding new titles to our Books24x7,On Demand reference collections.   For example, the new book Aligning Training For Results: A Process and Tools That Link Training to Business by Ron Drew Stone (© 2009, Pfeiffer) was recently added to the BusinessPro collection.   

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