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Socialization Is a Skill, Too: 4 Ways for Working Adults to Develop It

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / April 25, 2019
Here's how to shake the rust off your social skills.

Relationship building and networking are important to entrepreneurs, but they may not come easy. No, it’s not just you: Americans across the board are becoming lonelier. According to a Cigna study released last May, 46 percent of American adults say they always or sometimes feel alone. Just 53 percent say they experience meaningful in-person interactions, like engaging in a deep conversation with a friend or family member, on…

How Investing In Your Social Skills Can Make You Rich

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / November 4, 2011

“85% of your social & financial success in life is determined by your social & communication skills”– The Dale Carnegie Foundation. When I first came across the quote above, I began to question the link between social skills and financial success – What’s the link? After hours of research and questioning the answers began to surface. The reason why such a large percentage of your financial success is…

The Importance of Interpersonal Skills to an Entrepreneur

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / March 14, 2011

I refer to them as “social skills”.  Interpersonal skills are a set of skills that people use when interacting and communicating with one another.  These skills show up in countless interactions, from public speaking, group projects and team presentations, to professional writing (work e-mails, contracts etc.) and talking with friends.   As a young entrepreneur and recent undergraduate just a few years back, I do not consider myself to…

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