Whether you are employed, self-employed or unemployed, you can never have too many skills. Skills make you more capable, and more capable means more productive. More productive also means more valuable. More valuable means more money. Remember that you donâ€™t get paid because you have a job â€“ you get paid because you add value to the company who has employed you. If you are employed and increase your skills, then you stand the good chance of being better compensated. Better compensation means more income which you can apply towards creating your wealth. If you are unemployed and are looking for a job, there are three things which you must do:
Increase your skills so you are more employable â€“ do the things in this article.
Remember that skills attract success.
Over the years I have worked with many people, in many places and in many industries. I have sold vacuum cleaners and learned sales skills. I have driven 18-wheeler trucks and learned advanced driving skills. I have captured wild game and exported them internationally, and learned the importance of different cultures. I have taught computer classes to a variety of audiences and learned teaching skills. I have worked with millionaires and learned their behavioral skills. I have done public speaking and learned speaking and conference skills. I have managed teams and learned people and negotiation skills. I have done consulting and learned to listen more, take better notes and to make things simpler, better, cheaper or faster. And I am only listing a few of the things I have done. I have read many books, attended seminars and listened to audio CDâ€™s and video courses. Across the board I found that if you can increase your skills, people will start to notice and approach you for help.
A skill is the ability to master a task, a product or a process.
So, if you want to create a better life for yourself, then you have to improve your skills. Although there are many more which you can learn, below you will find the 50 skills that attract success. Pick a few and then master them. Then pick a few more, and master them. I recommend that you spend the rest of your life to increase your skills in any area of your choosing.
Delegation: You cannot do it all.
Inspiration: People perform better when inspired.
Negotiation: Whether you are selling or buying, you can always get a better deal.
Conflict management: People disagree. You need to understand how to diffuse situations.
Respect: This is a fundamental value. Without respect, any perceived success will be short.
Speaking: Learn how to use your mouth with eloquence â€“ it makes a big difference.
Listening: The more you listen, the more you learn.