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Why We Should Call Soft Skills Power Skills

Friday, February 18, 2022

There are two classifications of skill sets—hard and soft. Hard skills refer to technical competencies, while soft skills—like communication, creativity, and emotional intelligence—refer to more human-centric abilities. However, the term “soft” implies that these skills are less important, and as such, many managers discredit their necessity for overall organizational success. Some, though, have taken to calling these skill sets “power” skills, as they a

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