Hard Data Makes the Case for Soft Skills

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Employer emphasis is often on developing hard skills, like computer science and data science, but it’s critical not to discount the importance and marketability of soft skills.
A foundational soft skill in a manager’s leadership toolkit is “noticing,” a hard-to-teach soft skill responsible for increasing leadership effectiveness, navigating change, and leading through complex and ambiguous times with agility.
The term “soft skills” is commonly used, but it is more accurate to define them as part of the behavioral skills that are needed in the workplace that are no less important than “hard skills” (technical skills) and that are sometimes more difficult.
Declare, a community-driven leadership platform transforming how women learn, work and lead officially launches today. Previously, the organization operated as "Parity Partners." Declare is composed of two core components, Declare Lead and Declare Search.

Learning Does More than Provide Personal Fulfillment

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Organizational learning refers to individuals’ process of creating, retaining and transferring knowledge within an organization or business. To prepare employees to lead and for a company to prosper, organizational learning is a necessity.