Diversity of experience is important

Leadership and Soft Skills for Students by Cary J. Green, PhD

Diversity of experience is important, as is diversity of background, expertise, and perspective. Recognize and appreciate the experience of those who have “been there,” especially when starting a new job.

 

Wisconsin Bookwatch review of “Leadership and Soft Skills for Students.”

Leadership and Soft Skills for Students by Cary J. Green, PhD

“Leadership and Soft Skills for Students” will prove to be an invaluable and instructive advisory whether the reader is in high school, college, or graduate school, or is beginning a post-school career. Very highly recommended for high school, community, college, and university library collections.”

Wisconsin Bookwatch, Education Bookshelf, May 2016

Manage your reputation by following through

Leadership and Soft Skills for Students by Cary J. Green, PhD

You manage your reputation by honoring commitments. You want to have the reputation that people know they can count on you and that you are ethical. Let your word be “gospel;” if you say you will do something, do it.

 

More advice for handling difficult conversations.

Leadership and Soft Skills for Students by Cary J. Green, PhD

In difficult conversations, you must understand the real source of conflict. Be sure that you communicate your perspective very clearly, and be sure that you understand the conflict from the perspective of the other person.