Eight Leadership Skills to Develop in 2022

The past year (and, perhaps, a half) has been a great learning opportunity for us. The COVID-19 situation has changed a lot of our working habits and the entire concept of onsite work has transitioned to remote across most of the universe.  This has also led to more opportunities and new ways of living; however, it's not necessarily permanent either—meaning that people have bounced between back and forth, between lockdowns and going to work, between remote and onsite.  This has changed the perception and expectations in any form of long-term planning for the vast majority of people, especially those with… Continue Reading

11 Strategies to Improve Your Creative Thinking Skills

In today’s world where artificial intelligence is penetrating most industries and robots are replacing human-driven jobs, creativity is one of the most sought-after skills. It’s more crucial than ever that humankind employs more creative skills to leverage their dominance over the machines. And yes, I know it sounds like a cliche, but as a matter of fact, the only way to stay competitive is by following business processes with some creativity in mind. According to a survey pulled by hundreds of thousands of job postings on LinkedIn, the number one soft skill that companies want to see in potential hires… Continue Reading

16 Most Important Soft Skills For Success

From the time we wake up to the time we sleep, we’re surrounded by people. Whether you’re an extrovert or an introvert, whether you like it or not, you have to interact with people. That’s when soft skills come into the picture.  Soft skills are personal attributes that enable a person to interact effectively with others. I’ve worked under and together with managers over the past 20 years. While “hard skills” are crucial for execution, management is impossible—and unpredictable—without the right soft skills in place. We have promoted less skilled people to management roles if that’s what it takes to… Continue Reading