Tags: People skills, soft skills, communication skills, active listening skills, persuasion skills, negotiation skills, Forbes Magazine, Jacquelyn Smith, Lynn Taylor Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant
"Wise managers know that they need a team with strong people skills. . . . Given the choice between . . . savvy job candidate(s) . . . the one with excellent people skills and less technical ability will usually win the prize versus the converse." -- Lynn Taylor author of Tame your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job, quoted in the Forbes article by Jacquelyn Smith.
Ms. Taylor adds: Having good people radar is harder to teach than technical skills, but it is a