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Hard Skills v Soft Skills

In your world of work, ‘hard skills’ are technical procedures related to your core business. Examples include the latest law, rules and regulations in your area of expertise, or industry. Ironically enough, these ‘hard’ skills are typically easy to observe, quantify and measure. They’re also generally easier to train because most of the time it is actually just knowledge being taught. The facts one learns are generally right or wrong …Read More

What to do when a conversation runs dry…

A roomful of moving lips, bright eyes and expectant handshakes can make time fly faster than usual. Networking allows us to put our best foot forward, so you might be tempted to let a conversation drag on for as long as possible, fearful that moving on would be rude. But you must never forget that networking should be selective if you want to make useful gains. You aren’t going to …Read More

#BlogArchive ‘Mistakes to avoid when in Conversation’

Great tips in this archived blog: “The key skill of the effective networker is the ability to ask relevant and intelligent questions. Conversations are made up of 2 areas; the small talk which builds relationships and rapport and discussions about peoples’ business and their careers.” Read the rest of the blog here.

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