Archive for January, 2013

Soft skills matter

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

A recent article in the Bloomberg Business Week emphasises – again – that it’s soft skills which determine your long term career success.
Roxanne Hori, the associate dean of corporate partnerships at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management advises students planning their MBA classes to take as many soft skills subjects as they do hard [...]

Maybe you should be back at school

Friday, January 18th, 2013

I’ve been watching school children this morning on their way to the first day of term, thinking of all the things they’ll learn and all the questions they’ll ask as they grow up.
We ask them questions.
‘What did you do today?’
‘What did you learn today?’
’What do you want to be when you grow up?’
Have [...]