Skillsoft Blog

Surprising lessons in motivation

Over five years ago my cycling
partner and friend Erich contacted me and suggested we should ride in the
three-day, 180-mile Trek
Across Maine
. It seemed like a reasonable and fun challenge, and all for a
good cause to fight lung cancer.

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David MacLeod: VIP breakfast briefing

We’re pleased to bring you a guest post by Sophie Edwards, Marketing Manager from Skillsoft’s EMEA region.

By Sophie Edwards

Seven out of ten people in the UK are either neutral or don’t trust their bosses.

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Leadership Skills Training Lesson: Build Purpose and Skill, then get out of the Way

By Shawn Hunter

Your brand is a lagging indicator of the quality of your culture, and your culture is driven by the level of engagement in the organization.  Quality and positive leadership is the biggest driver of the habitat and the mindsets of the people in the organization that make that engagement possible. 

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Want to Close the Employee Engagement Gap? Offer Growth and Learning Opportunities

Want to Close the Employee Engagement Gap? Offer Growth and Learning Opportunities

By Shawn Hunter

There’s an old adage that goes like this: you take the job for the money, stay for the people, and leave because of your boss.  If we believe this is true, then it becomes more about the quality of relationship, environment, and fulfilling expectations (the job actually reflects the brochure), than managing precisely what people do, how they do it, etc.

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