Richardson Named to The 2006 Best of eLearning List from ELearning! Magazine

PHILADELPHIA, PA February 9, 2007 — Richardson, a leading sales training and consulting firm, has been recognized for eLearning excellence in both Best Leadership and Soft Skills training categories in The Best of Elearning! Reader’s Choice Awards, presented by Elearning! Magazine. More than 500 executives cast votes for the Best of Elearning! to extend honors to over 40 outstanding products in the learning industry.

Richardson QuickSkills eLearning are flexible and interactive online sales training programs that economize time and maximize value. Standing alone as complete courses, or blended with customized classroom learning as pre-work, reinforcement, or to minimize lecture time, Richardson QuickSkills are designed to provide sales professionals with the latest tools to help them become more skillful and consultative in their selling efforts.

“Richardson is honored and extremely excited by this recognition from the readers of eLearning Magazine,” says David DiStefano, Richardson President and CEO. “We want to thank all of the executives and managers who voted for our QuickSkills. This acknowledgement affirms o ur commitment to providing leading edge and innovative sales, service, and sales management training products that change behavior and improve sales performance.”

“The Best of Elearning! 2006 Awards program is the exclusive readers’ choice awards in the market,” reported Catherine Upton, Publisher of Elearning! Magazine. “These awards are unlike any hosted in this market, as every brand and product was reader-nominated.”

About Richardson QuickSkills 

Richardson eLearning QuickSkills help sales professionals sell smarter and perform better by providing learning that is just one click away. Richardson QuickSkills offers the greatest depth and breadth available in an eLearning sales curriculum. Richardson QuickSkills consist of high-impact, Web-based courses drawn from our extensive library of proven, world-class sales curriculum that help professionals build stronger relationships, exceed sales objectives, and close more business. There are currently over 70 Richardson QuickSkills courses available on the topics of sales skills, sales process, sales management, and sales support.

About Richardson 

Richardson ( accelerates the productivity of salespeople by ensuring that they have the skills, strategies, and processes to achieve their objectives and implement their organization’s strategy. Utilizing our comprehensive curriculum, coaching, and consulting, we help develop the critical skills sales organizations need to win. Our curriculum includes sales, sales management, strategy, negotiations, and service training delivered through customized seminars, one-on-one and team coaching, and high-impact interactive eLearning.

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