Core Human Skills

By Deane Barker

Do You Have These Core Human Skills? : I’ve really enjoyed this list of “core human skills.” These are actual skills that make you a more effective human being. (More effective at what is an important question – it seems to be biases towards professional success.)

Click through to read deeper descriptions of each skill.

If you’re interested in improving the quality of your life and work, there are the 12 primary areas of “Core Human Skill” you should focus on developing…

  • Information-Assimilation

  • Writing

  • Speaking

  • Mathematics

  • Decision-Making

  • Rapport

  • Conflict-Resolution

  • Scenario-Generation

  • Planning

  • Self-Awareness

  • Interrelation

  • Skill Acquisition

I would have liked to see some entries about empathy, caring, spirituality, and emotional intelligence, but it’s a good start.

Reading through this list, I’ve taking my first step to improving my skill-base beyond what I do day-to-day: I picked up a copy of “Statistics in a Nutshell” and am thoroughly enjoying it.

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