Category: Soft Skills

Soft skills are a synthesis of people skills, social skills, communication skills, attitudes, career attribute, …among others that enable people to navigate their environment, work well with others, perform well, and achieve their goals with complementing hard skills.

These skills can consist social graces, communication abilities, language skills, personal habits, cognitive or emotional empathy, time management, teamwork and leadership traits.

A person’s soft skill is an important part of their individual contribution to the success of a company. Therefore, soft skills are increasingly sought out by employers in addition to standard qualifications.

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Book Summary – Ecological Intelligence (How Knowing the Hidden Impacts of What We Buy Can Change Everything)

“Ecological intelligence” is awareness of how your actions influence the world around you. This includes learning the impact of various products and processes on the “geosphere,” the “biosphere” and the “sociosphere,” which covers human...

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Book Summary – The Power to Compete (An Economist and an Entrepreneur on Revitalizing Japan in the Global Economy)

Today Japan descries itself directionless and isolated from the rest of the world. Yet, Japan defends its markets from foreign competition. Innovation, hampered by rule, is an afterthought. Japanese leaders demonstrate their lack of...