Soft Skill Tip of the Week - Creative Thinking

Two years ago, we ran into a problem at work. We wanted to make sure our customers updated the firmware on our devices using the correct file. We several different devices, and it was easy for the customer to download the wrong firmware file and turn the device into a…

Soft Skill Tip of the Week - Delegation

You can't do it all; even though you think you can. At a certain point, you need to delegate parts of the job to other capable people. The good news is that you can always improve your delegation skills. Here's a few suggestions. Why is Delegation Important? Delegation allows you…

Soft Skill Tip of the Week - Adapt or Die

Several months ago, one of the community bands I played tuba in went on a hiatus. Fortunately for me, there was another band that was going strong. Unfortunately, they already had two tuba players. The founders of the new band asked me to play baritone/euphonium and provided me an…

Soft Skill Tip of the Week - Plan Your Week

What's the Problem & Why Is It Important? Making decisions is tough on our brains. Making decisions early in the morning is even more taxing. Each decision we make erodes our ability to make the next decision. Scientists call this decision fatigue. Removing decisions from our morning routine will give…