Skillsoft Blog

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

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

Deltek’s Team Approach to Leadership Development Creates Business Impact

Customer Spotlight on Deltek

By Pat Golden and Jodi Atkinson

Deltek is among the largest global enterprise software and information solutions providers for project-based organizations in the professional services and government contracting industries. As you can imagine, being a large and growing global organization with a 30-year history presents many challenges beyond the usual learning and development barriers for effective leadership training.Read more

2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives Recap

By Sabrina Smith

After years of holding our event in Orlando, we took a break and headed to Las John Ambrose Vegas this year, and the MGM Grand did not disappoint!  Reflecting on the plane ride home, I took some time to review the social media conversation on Twitter (#Perspectives14) and loved reading that “this Perspectives wasn’t just fun, it was inspiring!”  Our theme this year was “Innovate, Influence, Impact” and the speakers were fantastic!Read more

Just Announced: Jack Welch to Join 2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives!

Don’t miss the opportunity to see Jack Welch at Skillsoft Perspectives, the Executive Chairman of the “Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University.”  Jack began his career with the General Electric Company in 1960 and in 1981 became the Company’s 8th Chairman and CEO.Read more

Skillsoft Books24x7® Book Review: Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization

By Kelley Noblet, Marketing Manager, Skillsoft

Prior to coming onboard at Skillsoft more than two years ago, I could have guessed that poor leadership meant less productive employees, but I was unaware of the profound effect this could have on overall business results. Read more

Take Time Every Day to Improve

By Chris Thompson, Director of Business
Development, Skillsoft

I learned of a concept that I strongly believe will be extremely beneficial
to everyone, regardless of what type of career you have. It’s called “Five
@ 5:00.”

The concept is actually pretty simple.Read more

Attend tomorrow’s Conversations in Leadership webinar featuring Molly Harvey

Skillsoft is pleased to invite you to the eighth webinar in our hugely popular series featuring innovative thought-leaders and best-selling authors. We encourage you to leverage these webinars to gain valuable business and leadership insight as well as actionable ideas.Read more

Fall CLO Symposium

 

I’ve just spent three great days in Colorado Springs attending CLO’s 2009 Fall Symposium on Peak Performance: Pushing Your Enterprise to the Top. It was a great chance to spend time with top training and development professionals from around the country and hear their thoughts on the issues and concerns that are foremost in their minds.Read more