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Playing Hard Ball With Soft Skills

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Many employers underestimate the importance of soft skills, so how do L&D professionals gain buy-in from leaders and employees to play hard ball with soft skills?

Go Ahead – Forget Soft Skills

4 min read
Many soft skills can be developed through training, especially for people who are early in their career or in their first leadership job. The problem is that many companies wait a long time to develop people’s soft skills, if they do it at all.

Why Are Soft Skills So Hard?

3 min read
Why is it easier to develop new hard skills, such as a new procedure or task, than it is to develop a new soft skill, such as active listening? Here are five key challenges to soft skills programs and how to overcome them.

Curating the Soft Skills: 4 Steps to Get Started

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Unfortunately, the process and approach that a learning leader uses to vet and select soft skills content is not as widely discussed or as widely accepted as other benchmarks in our discipline. Here are four steps to consider.