Articles Tagged With soft skills
Start where you want to finish
When it comes to aligning soft skills with business measures, start with the “why.”
The future of leadership: Skills to look for in business leaders post-COVID-19
Just as we have reexamined the way we work in response to the events of 2020, so too should we reevaluate what a strong leader looks like.
Why we must deliberately embed curiosity instead of conformity
Our environment is complex and constantly changing, necessitating the intentional development of meta-skills to adeptly navigate it. Organizations and their leaders must dismantle engrained conventional frameworks and legacy thinking, conformist approaches, and inflexible systems and deliberately embed curiosity if they are to succeed in the VUCA world.
Skills aren’t soft or hard — they’re durable or perishable
The heavy focus on short-term ROI and the delivery of narrow skill sets oft-evangelized in L&D circles may well be the source of the "skills shortage" industries face today. Approaching training from a durable-skills-first perspective empowers talent to make dynamic, longer-term contributions to an organization.
Investing in an Automated Future
Employers recognize that technological advances like AI and automation will require employees with new skills. Why are so few investing in the necessary learning?
Thinking Bigger, Farther and Faster in 2018
The workforce is changing and learning leaders are on the front line. Here are four things to be thinking about as you look to the year ahead.
Need Help Developing Soft Skills? Get a Mentor
Employees can come together and, in the process, learn from one another.