- McKinsey: These are the skills you will need for the future of work
- Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School
- The Gut Microbiome Helps Social Skills Develop in the Brain
- Good conversations have lots of doorknobs
- Impact = Environment x Skills: How to make career decisions
Our educational and corporate institutions still handicap talent with the skills of the past.
New research in fish suggests that gut microbes can have a crucial early influence on the brain’s social development.
Research has shown that while the need for manual skills will decline, the demand for technological, social and higher cognitive skills will increase.
«We started from four broad skill categories—cognitive, digital, interpersonal, and self-leadership—then identified 13 separate skill groups belonging to those categories.»
Conversation is the platform where minds meet to create and exchange ideas, hone norms, and forge bonds. But how do minds coordinate with each other to build a shared narrative from independent contributions? Here we show that when two people converse, their pupils periodically synchronize, marking moments of shared attention. As synchrony peaks, eye contact occurs and synchrony declines, only to recover as eye contact breaks. These findings suggest that eye contact may be a key mechanism for enabling the coordination of shared and independent modes of thought, allowing conversation to both cohere and evolve.
Or "Spiderman Is My Boyfriend"
You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own emotions, or the emotions of others. These skills can be valuable, but you’ll never get them in a classroom.
Bangaly Kaba is a Reforge Partner . He previously served as Instagram's Head of Growth and helped the social network surpass one billion monthly active users, making it the world's fastest-growing…
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