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Book Highlights for September 2022

September 10, 2022 | by Amy Cantin, Manager, Content Development

“Reading is the gateway skill that makes all other learning possible.” -Barack Obama

Happy September! The kids are back to school, immersed in learning - so why not join them in your own life-long learning journey?

Here you'll find releases from last month, a roadmap for the next 3 months, information about our OFF THE SHELF virtual book club selections, publisher updates, and book-related news.

Exciting update!

We have licensed 2 highly anticipated, highly requested books:

  • Sooner Safer Happier: Antipatterns and Patterns for Business Agility by Jonathan Smart, with Zsolt Berend, Myles Ogilvie, and Simon Rohrer from esteemed publisher partner IT Revolution Press
  • The Talent Development Body of Knowledge (TDBOK™) by and from our valued publisher partner ATD (Association for Talent Development)

Watch for these noteworthy releases in the coming weeks!

From trade publishers to academic publishers and everything in between, our Skillsoft Publisher Partners List features an impressive array of publishers who license us their best-in-class content across Leadership and Business, Technology and Developer, Digital Transformation, SLDP, and Productivity and Collaboration Tools portfolios.

September is Hispanic Heritage Month. To celebrate, OFF THE SHELF is featuring a bookshelf to honor the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success.

Additionally, September 22nd is American Business Women's Day. To commemorate the 1949 founding date of The American Business Women’s Association and American Business Women’s day, OFF THE SHELF is featuring a bookshelf of resources that celebrate women’s contributions, achievements, and greatness across the US workforce.

In other book club-related updates, the monthly selection is Promotions Are So Yesterday: Redefine Career Development. Help Employees Thrive. By Julie Winkle Giulioni | published by Association for Talent Development (ATD), © 2022.

In Promotions Are So Yesterday, Julie Winkle Giulioni offers you a new approach for developing your employees' careers and helping them thrive in a company when promotions are not readily available. Help bring your employees and your organization to even greater achievement with a strategy that will increase your employees' job satisfaction, performance, knowledge, and skills, and strengthen your organization's workforce.

Promotions Are So Yesterday is available in Percipio as a digital book and a book summary.

Want to experience great content anytime, anywhere? Register here for 14 days free access to Percipio - our learning platform available anytime, anywhere, on any device. Skillsoft Percipio delivers immersive learning that lets you watch, read, listen, and practice.

Here you'll find a comprehensive list of the digital books, audiobooks, and book summaries released in August, and those on the 90-day road map.

Fun fact: 1914 book-type assets—that’s digital books, audiobooks, book summaries, and audio summaries—have been released this year to date!

Check back next month to see more news about Skillsoft's book offering!

Happy Learning!