It’s impossible to nail a job interview on experience alone; the best candidates come prepared with a toolbox of soft skills on-hand. While technical skills are necessary in scoring the interview, when put against countless others with the same qualifications, prominent soft skills make you standout. Even more so, developing soft skills in children gives […]
Learn how developing soft skills in children can combat aggression. A friend once shared with me an incident in the grocery store involving her, her three-year-old, and a pack of Oreos. What started as a simple “no” turned into a one-on-one brawl between her and her daughter. The three year old sprawled out on the […]
Creating an equal world: Leading children’s online soft skills institute announces $50,000 in need-based scholarships
More than 2,500 young students across the country have attended over 10,000 live online classes with highly skilled communication instructors. Winning Feathers also organizes public speaking contests for children to practice and face the audience to help overcome stage fear, giving them a voice literally and figuratively. “Winning Feathers was started to lift voices, to […]
So that kids could demonstrate their speaking abilities, Winning Feathers, a Soft Skills Institute headquartered in Georgia, organized a public speaking contest at the Forsyth Conference Center in Cumming.
Shaking and with my voice trembling, I said, “Please give a hand for Jonathan!” Before the event, I had a moment when I just wanted to throw in the towel and call it a day. But then I remembered how much fun I had practicing for the event and how much I wanted to be a part of it. So, with my voice trembling and my palms sweaty from my fears, I pushed on, made mistakes, and would remember this day as a game-changer after many years.
Employers often list good communication skills as one of the qualities that they look for in potential employees. But how many individuals take their requests seriously? According to research, very few. But before we talk about the reasons why employers value strong communication skills, lets uncover and dispel some of the myths surrounding communication.
The Scoop on the Number One Skill Needed to Be Successful According to Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett and Jeff Bezos are just two of the many billionaires who have insight into what it takes to be successful. This article will give you an insider’s perspective on what it takes to thrive in our current competitive climate according to both billionaires. With this information, you’ll know the skill that you should be fostering in your child.
In a previous article on AI and Robots, you learned that strong communication skills are necessary for many reasons including the fact that certain skills found in the science, technology and engineering (STEM) fields are being replaced by robots and AI. This week, you’ll learn about research behind why children need to learn strong communication skills from an early age.
Young children are naturally gifted with the ability to learn vast amounts of information since their brain is so fresh and elastic. Young children also have a natural curiosity to learn more.