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Introducing the Collaborative Leader from the Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

In today’s business world, the collaboration between teams, and across functional areas, is essential. Working together to set and achieve common organizational goals is key to success. To encourage that level of cooperation, business professionals need to learn to lead collaboratively.Read more

Introducing Toolkit Courses for Leadership Development

 

The innovative Skillsoft Leadership Development Program powered by MIT Sloan Management Review is designed to deliver leadership training focused on essential modern competencies, informed by a scientific understanding of how adults learn best for improved performance.Read more

How to Become a Better Leader

Learn How to Become a Better Leader

The annual bill for leadership development is, by estimates, a whopping $50 billion. We can all acknowledge that investing in leadership development, particularly, given the impact of technology, is critical. We must also recognize that all too often, there is minimal strategy in how many organizations implement leadership development.Read more

Is Your Organization Doing Enough to Prepare Your Business Analysts for the Digital Workforce?

Is Your Organization Doing Enough to Prepare Your Business Analysts for the Digital Workforce?

Effective business analysis offers enormous value to an organization, from better decision-making to smoother implementation of initiatives. Given the significant changes taking place throughout the business world, it is hardly surprising that the role of the business analyst (BA) is also changing in response to the digital business imperative.Read more

Developing Leaders at All Levels with Cloud-Based Learning

By Tim Redfern

An astounding 71 percent of survey respondents in Brandon Hall Groups 2015 State of Leadership Development Study cited that their leaders are not ready to lead their organization into the future. Why are organizations failing to effectively develop leaders, and how can we increase the number of ready leaders in 2016 and beyond?Read more

Know Your Assets for Significance: Part Two – Your Greatest Talents

By Dan Coughlin

Your talents for making a significant difference in your organization are the skills you are able to do better than anything else you do that can help your organization to be more successful.

Since 1998 I’ve worked directly with about 200 executives and business owners as an executive coach.Read more

Women in Leadership: The Supply/Demand Conundrum

Priti ShahBy Priti Shah

Research continues to validate that global organizations with women in leadership roles experience increased productivity, creativity and profitability.  And, according to a recent McKinsey study, of the nine key behaviors leaders must possess in today’s economic landscape women exhibit five of these behaviors more often than men.Read more