Apply for a 2014 Innovation Award!
By Kelley Noblet, Marketing Manager, Skillsoft
It’s that time of year again! Skillsoft is now accepting submissions for the 2014 Innovation Awards. The awards recognize innovative ideas, powerful programs and inspiring leaders who are helping to transform the corporate learning landscape by leveraging Skillsoft’s products and services.Read more
If we areRead more
software coders, we can get hypnotized by the killer hack. If we are sales
professionals, we can be entranced by the nuance of well-run client meetings.
And for project managers, it’s easy to be seduced by the latest task management
We receive so much valuable content from our customers, partners andRead more
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.
We’re pleased to bring you a guest post from our 2012 Skillsoft Perspectives Australia keynote speaker, Sue Langley, CEO, Emotional Intelligence Worldwide.
By Sue Langley
I have delivered dozens of speeches in my 20-year career, and still develop tingles of anticipation when I present to a group of individuals who are clearly hungry for knowledge and innovative ideas in 21st century business and personal growth.Read more
According to Wikipedia, “innovation is the creation of better or more effective products, processes, services, technologies, or ideas that are readily available to markets, governments, and society. Innovation differs from invention in that innovation refers to the use of better and, as a result, novel idea or method, whereas invention refers more directly to the creation of the idea or method itself.Read more
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.
One of the reasons why I love Twitter is how fast I can get information. (I admit it, I’m a Twitter addict!) I don’t have to search the Web and read through a lot of data when what I really want is a nugget – a baseball score, a status update, a quick bit of information about a news story.Read more