Skillsoft Blog

Oops—Another Mistake? Your Reaction Means More Than you Think.

By Candy Osborne, Senior Marketing Manager,

In this
fast-paced world we live in, what are the chances that you’re making less
mistakes than ever? Probably not very good. In fact, chances are high that
you’re making more mistakes than ever given tighter deadlines, shrinking
budgets and re-aligned organizations.Read more

Skillsoft announces diverse lineup of live and interactive leadership events

We are
excited to announce the schedule for our next four Live Events! Available to customers of
Skillsoft’s Leadership Development Channel
and 50 Lessons and Skillsoft Leadership Advantage, these events provide
subscribers with cutting-edge thinking in business and leadership through live
and interactive presentations.Read more

Don’t miss the upcoming Skillsoft Live Event featuring David Nour

Skillsoft Live Events
are produced annually providing executives with cutting-edge thinking in
business and leadership through live and interactive presentations. These presentations
feature the most recognized and sought-after thought leaders including Ram
Charan, Tom Peters, Lynda Gratton, Dan Pink, Renée Mauborgne and more.Read more

Skillsoft study reveals CEOs want more training in less time and are willing to pay for it

Skillsoft today announced the results of a study which reveals
that in the current global economic climate, CEOs increasingly believe in the
value of learning, with 93 percent of business leaders in the UK stating that
they will either maintain or increase their training budget over the next 12
months.Read more

Skillsoft to host an exclusive live virtual event featuring organizational leadership expert Patrick…

Patrick Lencioni,
acclaimed author of “The Advantage; Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything
Else in Business,” will conduct a live virtual event entitled “Healthy Organizations Win: How to Harness
Your Organization’s Maximum Potential,” from San Francisco on September 26,
2012.Read more

Remembering Dr. Stephen Covey

We’re pleased to bring you a guest post by Taavo Godtfredsen, Executive producer for the Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel™.

By Taavo Godtfredsen

I first heard the news of Stephen Covey’s passing while on the phone with a CEO who shared how he had just finished reading the seminal business book of our time The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People − which has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide since its debut in 1989 − for the third time.Read more

Attend the August Conversations in Leadership webinar featuring Daniel Forrester

Conversations in Leadership is a Skillsoft webinar series featuring business experts and best-selling authors from Skillsoft’s Leadership Development Channel and 50 Lessons collections. The August webinar will feature Daniel Forrester discussing his book Consider.

Get insight from today’s leaders
Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer of Skillsoft’s Leadership Development Channel™, hosts Q&A sessions with innovative thought-leaders and best-selling authors to discuss the latest insights from the world of business.Read more

Recap: Leading Your Own Life- A New Approach to Employee Engagement & Leadership Development

On June 13, Skillsoft hosted a Live Event on the topic of employee engagement in front of a New York City studio audience. The Live Event featured Marshall Goldsmith, recognized as the #1 leadership thinker in the world and the #7 business thinker in the world at the bi-annual Thinkers 50 ceremony sponsored by the Harvard Business Review.Read more