Skillsoft Blog

Should you Stick with What You’re Good at?

It’s human nature to stick with what you’re good
at, but is that the best approach for organizational leadership? Bringing with
him decades of experience consulting senior management and with an arsenal of
data captured from his leadership assessment program, Robert Kaplan warns
leaders of the dangers of overplaying their strengths turning them into weaknesses.Read more

You Versus Your Awesomeness


By Shawn Hunter, Vice President and Executive Producer, Skillsoft

Trying is the first
step toward failure
– Homer Simpson

Lake Wobegon, where
all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children
are above average.Read more

Help Leaders at all Levels Adjust to Change


Change is inevitable in today’s
fast-paced business world but it’s how you handle it that makes a world of
difference. No matter your level in the organization, change is difficult.  There are ample methodologies available to
project managers, managers and executives, but the failure rate of major
organizational change is still hovering at 70%.  Read more

7 Requirements for Excellence in Patient Care

Conversations
in Leadership is a Skillsoft webinar series featuring business experts and
best-selling authors from the Skillsoft®  Leadership Development Channel
and  50 Lessons collection.


Join us for a complimentary webinar featuring Nicole Bendaly
Tuesday, June 4, 12-1 p.m.Read more

Keys to High Performing, Swift-Starting Teams

By Shawn Hunter


Next time you’re standing at the
gate waiting to get on a flight and the crew shows up, watch how they interact
with each other. It will tell you a lot about how effective as a team they are
going to be up in the sky shortly.Read more

Empower Employee Creativity, Improve Your Competitive Advantage

Conversations in Leadership is a Skillsoft webinar series
featuring business experts and best-selling authors from the Skillsoft®  Leadership Development Channel™ and  50 Lessons collection.

Join us for a complimentary
webinar featuring Josh Linker
Thursday, May 2, 12-1 p.m.Read more

Skillsoft’s Conversations in Leadership Series continues its lineup of distinguished experts

We are
excited to celebrate the first anniversary of our Conversations
in Leadership
series! The popular program, which follows a web-based
conversation format moderated by Skillsoft’s leadership expert Shawn Hunter,
regularly features prominent business experts’ insights on leadership
development.Read more

Have a memory of the game before it starts

By
Shawn Hunter

Wayne Rooney is widely regarded as an astonishing soccer player—one of the greatest
playing the game today. But his behavior is also mercurial, brooding, and even
thuggish at times. He was recently banned for a game for intentionally kicking
Montenegro’s Miodrag Dzudovic.Read more

Hiring for service, not servitude


By Shawn Hunter

Finding people who will bring a fresh perspective and yet
work well within a team is a challenge. For a team to be successful, each
member must bring a combination of skill, belief in the team’s mission, and the
ability to collaborate.Read more

Achieve exceptional performance with integrity and sustainability

In
today’s fiercely competitive world, it takes more than “business as
usual” to stay strong and stay ahead of the curve. It takes Triple
Crown Leadership
. Inspired by the most elusive championship in sports, the
Triple Crown of horseracing, this compelling road map is designed for leaders
at all levels, from supervisors to CEOs.Read more