Both hard and soft skills are needed to be successful employee at work. You definitely need hard skills to get a job while soft skills are useful to adapt with your new work environment as well as to get success in your work life.
It does not have to be same portions, hard skills and soft skills. For example, first jobbers will definitely rely on their hard skills than soft skills because they do not have much experience. Besides that, they have to compete each other to start a good career. While at the high level (manager and above), soft skills which including leadership, managerial skills are the priorities to run the business. Here are simple steps you can follow to developing soft skills.
1. Read Every Day
In the previous article, written one of required soft skills is the ability to think out of the box. Hence, the easiest way to spawn new ideas and innovations is reading every single day. Reading may help you to find bunch new words, proper information as well as your ability to think critically about topic in order.
2. Accepting Criticism
At the same time you are required to think critically about a current topic, you also need to deal with criticism. Do not take it personally, criticism, feedback or anything you want to call is essential to everyone’s growth. Respond respectfully, trying to handle as polite as possible. While you take the criticism, you are willing to take steps to improve your performance and potential.
3. Intellectual Curiosity
People with high curiosity in positive way will always eager to find out more and more until get proper information. Even they already have the information, they feel less satisfied until find other reliable sources as comparison about topic in order. This kind of positive curiosity definitely useful to developing creativity.
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