Do People Skills Really Matter?

You’ve heard it said that “leaders” bring out the best in others. That’s not necessarily true. Some people hold a “leadership” title, but that is no guarantee that he or she knows how to bring out the best in others.  That’s why Richard Leider, the founding partner of the Inventure Group, wrote in Forbes magazine, “People don’t leave companies; they …

Great Leaders And Great People Skills Go Together

Author Karl Albrecht writes, “There is an ancient and immutable truth: The ability to sell, explain, persuade, organize, motivate, and lead others still holds first place. Making things happen still requires the ability to make people like you, respect you, listen to you, and want to connect to you. And by connect, I mean connect personally, not digitally. The human …