There is no such thing as someone born to be a leader. Everyone can learn how to be a better leader and apply the concepts daily. A portion of natural ability can of course help, but the development of soft skills is extremely necessary for today’s work environment. Leadership talents are increasingly in demand and are essential to attract more creativity to the workplace.
Most of us have the wrong assumption that soft skills are more likely to relate to human resources areas and management teams. As the organizations evolve and we walk in direction to an automated and digital work environment, the development of soft skills abilities became an essential asset to hold.
Project Management is a role which requires different capabilities and expertises. It’s defined by the practice of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet established KPI’s in a certain period. Project Managers apply in their daily routine a set of processes, methods, knowledge, skills and experience to achieve the results they are looking for.
Dan Goods leads a team that is revolutionizing how NASA thinks. Now you can join Dan as he discusses how to include creativity in everything you do, from interactions with those around you to the career where you spend so much of your time.
In a world where digital is quickly becoming the reality, deal with the integration between digital and traditional is not an easy task. Leaders need to be prepared and ready to make decisions fast in a continuously moving environment. The circle of interconnectivity which places information, people, experiences and connections at our fingertips, just add more challenge to the game. Overcome the situation requires a constant learning approach and a mindset ready to adapt to the new situations.
To say “No” properly is a key element, not just in life, but also in business relationships. It doesn’t mean to say yes, it’s always a matter of communicating your “no” in an effective and polite way and the most important giving no room for misunderstanding.
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