“And hold on to memories. Hold on to every moment to keep them alive.”

Some of my fondest memories are those spent with my family in Texas at Thanksgiving. I grew up in Dallas and although I’ve long since become a New Englander, I am a Texan at heart and…

It’s been 606 days since we went remote. 20 months. 86 weeks. It feels like a lifetime ago. And as I’ve resumed in-office days, traveling on business, and attending customer meetings, I’ve realized how socially awkward I’ve become now that I’m no longer protected by my monitor.

It’s hardly unexpected…

Like many leaders, I’m passionate about work, and part of that passion stems from believing in the purpose of the business. Over the years, I’ve made it a point to work for companies with missions I believe in, and that offer solutions that truly benefit our customers (and society).

I…

When you raise a toast to your friends and family at your retirement party, what will you say? What stories will you recount and what major milestones will you have reached?

Thinking ahead like that is an interesting exercise, to be sure. But to be clear, it’s not about ticking…

It’s human nature to take even the most remarkable gifts for granted over time. At Skillsoft, we’re in the business of learning. So, it’s not all that surprising that we may assume learning and education in general are available to all. But, sadly, they’re not.

Historically speaking, education has only…

11 years ago, I underwent surgery to repair my hip; I had shattered my acetabulum (yes, that’s a real thing) in a devastating accident almost 2,000 miles from home. I would spend four weeks in Texas recovering before I was allowed to travel.

I had young children at home…

David and Goliath. The Hatfields and McCoys. Wyle E. Coyote and the Roadrunner. Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, Sir. These are legendary adversaries, valiant foes, sworn enemies.

And many believe that list should also include something a little closer to our everyday … Marketing & Sales.

I disagree, however. And…

Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek

Chief Marketing Officer at Skillsoft

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