Skillsoft Off the Shelf

Introducing Skillsoft Off the Shelf-
a virtual book club for the modern workforce.

Join us for a new learning experience designed to bring trending business ideas and thought leadership to life. “Skillsoft Off the Shelf,” a monthly is a virtual book club featuring leading authors, carefully selected to align with trending topics, groundbreaking insights, and actionable lessons to apply to your work, your strategy, and your organization.

Ready to become part of the club? It’s easy!

  1. Watch the monthly video
  2. Read or listen to the book, audiobook or book summary through your Skillsoft learning platform
  3. Register for the follow up webinar to participate in a live session with the author

If your organization doesn’t include Skillsoft’s books or audiobooks as part of your Skillsoft learning solution, contact your learning team to get access. You may also access the books Percipio through our 14-day trial offer.

Click here to launch a 14-day trial

Live Webinar

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET

Peter Bregman,
Bestselling Author

Join us for a free webinar, part of Skillsoft Off the Shelf, where we talk with best-selling author and leadership expert, Peter Bregman about his latest book, Leading with Emotional Courage. You’ll learn about Peter’s approach to developing emotional courage based on his research with highly successful leaders to pinpoint the missing ingredient that makes all the difference in professional, team, and organizational success.

In this webinar, designed to complement his book, Bregman will address the importance of emotional courage, and will walk through practical advice and actionable steps to show up with confidence, connect with others, commit to a central purpose and even handle difficult situations without sacrificing professional ground.

We’ll discuss:

  • Having the courage to speak up when others remain silent
  • Being stable and grounded in the face of uncertainty
  • Responding productively to opposition without getting distracted
  • Weathering others’ anger without shutting down or getting defensive

Skillsoft Off the Shelf Library

The Introverted Leader
Jennifer Kahnweiler

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October 31

Jennifer Kahnweiler, Bestselling Author, Speaker, The Introverted Leader

Join this free webinar, part of Skillsoft Off the Shelf, a virtual book club for modern learners.

Join us for this webinar that will include fresh information on the unique challenges faced by introverted women, how leaders can shape a more introvert-friendly workplace, customized hiring and coaching strategies for introverts, and the positive correlation between introverted leadership and company performance.

Visit to watch the launch video interview with the author and get access to the book resources offered on Percipio, Skillsoft’s intelligent learning platform.

Webinar on DemandSkillsoft Off the Shelf Book Club Webinar: The Introverted Leader

The Career Catapult
Roopa Unnikrishnan

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October 4

Roopa Unnikrishnan, The Career Catapult: Shake Up the Status Quo and Boost Your Professional Trajectory

We live in an evolving economic environment, one in which job security and career certainty are distant memories. The old rules for navigating the turbulent waters of employment just don’t apply anymore. In the face of these ongoing changes, it’s easy to become fearful and discouraged.

In The Career Catapult, innovative career consultant Roopa Unnikrishnan shows you how to gaze into this uncertain future and shape it to your advantage—regardless of your current position in the job hierarchy.

Leaping into a revised career trajectory requires quick and purposeful movement. In The Career Catapult, Roopa offers five essential disciplines that will catapult you along the fast track:

  • Dig Deep to Soar: Examine your skills and resources to accurately assess your marketplace value.
  • Stalk Innovations and Trends: Explore the context in which you can offer your value.
  • Jolt Your Network: Use your assets, including networks that can drive significant value.
  • Prototype Possibilities: Free yourself to imagine. Visualize the full array of possibilities and test-drive them. Find ways to don the mantle of the new role.
  • Go Extreme: Is your desired future achievable? Yes! Take that confident leap into your future.

Webinar on DemandSkillsoft Off the Shelf Book Club Webinar: The Career Catapult

The Complete Programmer’s Career Guide
John Sonmez

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March 13

John SonmezThe Complete Programmer’s Career Guide
Need a roadmap for planning a successful path forward in IT development or programming? Join popular blogger, author, instructor and creator of Simple Programmer as he offers advice and strategies for building yourself into a dynamite IT professional, including how to develop a balance of soft skills with technical prowess, understanding how to communicate with your team, interview tips and more.

Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot and Relaunch Their Careers
Wendy Sachs

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February 8

Wendy Sachs, Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot and Relaunch Their Careers
Skillsoft speaks with Wendy Sachs, the author of Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot and Relaunch Their Careers, as part of the Skillsoft Off the Shelf series..

Open Source Leadership
Rajeev Peshwaria

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January 12

Rajeev PeshwariaOpen Source Leadership
Join one of the world’s experts in leadership strategy as he makes the case for a change in leadership roles to align with today’s environment of high connectivity and transformational technology. Using his research of over 16,000 people around the world, Peshwaria offers practical guidance on how to overcome challenges and practical tools and techniques needed to source talent and innovate quickly in the open-source era.

Listen to sample Click this link to sample an excerpt from the audiobook.

Skillsoft Off the Shelf Book Club Webinar: Reinventing Management for the Digital Age
Thursday, March 1, 2018 @ 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET

Webinar on Demand – Skillsoft Off the Shelf Book Club Webinar: Reinventing Management for the Digital Age

Get to Aha! Discover Your Positioning DNA and Dominate Your Competition
Andy Cunningham

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Check out our first conversation with Andy Cunningham, marketing strategist and author of Get to Aha! Discover Your Positioning DNA and Dominate Your Competition.

 Click this link to sample an excerpt from the audiobook.

Webinar on Demand – Skillsoft Off the Shelf Book Club Webinar: What’s Your Positioning DNA?