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Skill set for the Covid era

It’s been sometime since magzblog has come up with a sensational article. Instilling a pep to the readers in pandemic times where losing jobs, falling market Indices, soaring gold prices are the norm of the day all indicative of a perplexed world. To help rebuild focus on entrepreneurial skills and perform tasks well magzblog wants to high light on specific skills that might serve as a platter to relish and hone their skills bracing for the post covid era in days to come.

Critical thinking

It is one skill which makes you class apart and a invaluable resource. It adds diversity yet propels towards effective solutions. The skills that we need in order to be able to think critically are actually varied, has to be developed over time and include observation, analysis, interpretation, reflection, evaluation, inference, explanation, problem solving, and decision making. The process involves with asking basic questions to ourselves which can be sometimes too convoluted when trying to solve problems. It helps in critical viewing of different dimensions of the problem from which a solution descends. It is more a mental process or an exercise of your thinking ability with fine tuning of perspective and rethinking of the subject in question. Critical thinking develops foresight which is very important in achieving long term goals in a career or enterprise in question.


It’s a vital attribute of leading a group of people or an organisation. It comprises a variety of subsets such as decisiveness, integrity, team building, problem solving abilities, trust reposed by people on you , dependability, sometimes being a teacher and often a mentor. Effective leaders are those who can make decisions quickly with the information they have. They relish adversity for they have the knack to see the opportunity in adversity. Not only had these in cultivating a leadership skill a style is developed which forms the signature of the leader to be identified as a brand. With mushrooming online activities it is important for a leader to know the nuances in setting a online marketable profile for his followers to follow.

Flexibility and adaptability

Flexibility is the Thinking Skill that focuses on an individuals ability to adapt to new situations, improvise, and shift strategies to meet different types of challenges. Flexibility dictates the degree of suitability to a team requirements. Adaptability is the personality trait that helps determine how you respond to change. People with high adaptability are often described as "flexible," team players," or as someone who "goes with the flow."

Tech savvy

Being tech savvy is well informed about the modern technology and its proficient use. It involves programming languages, common operating systems, software proficiency, technical writing, mobile technologies, project managements, data analytics, block chain technologies and ultimately Artificial intelligence will be a huge bonus. It involves constant update of evolving technologies in the environment to stay afloat. 

Communication and emotional intelligence

Conversation is the basis of communication, and one must not neglect its importance. It is how aptly, succinctly and precisely you convey your point across matters in communication. Remember communication is always two way mechanisms. First might be what you say or convey but at the same time an individual has to be a good listener and vice versa. Listening is one of the most important aspects of communication.

Nonverbal communication is the transmission of messages or signals through a nonverbal platform such as eye contact, facial expressions, gestures, posture, and the distance between two individuals. This is the conventional form of communication but this has to be adapted into virtual medium during the times of covid as most of the work or interaction is being online following the social distancing norms.

Effective stress management helps in upkeep of emotional intelligence, how you break the hold of stress has on your life, so you can be happier, healthier, and more productive. The ultimate goal is a balanced life, with time for work, relationships, relaxation, and fun and the resilience to hold up under pressure and meet challenges head on.

Motivation is an internal process that makes a person move toward a goal. If an individual is motivated, he will have job satisfaction. Motivation will help in self-development of individual. An individual would always gain by working with a dynamic team.

Social media skills are those that help professionals devise and implement ideas for marketing campaigns to drive business. To succeed, you must have a creative flair and an understanding of what makes content shareable, and you should be demonstrating these qualities with your social media skills list.

Creativity and innovation

Creativity is the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality. Creativity is characterized by the ability to perceive the world in new ways, to find hidden patterns, to make connections between seemingly unrelated phenomena, and to generate solutions. 

Innovation skills refer to the talent of exploiting new ideas for the purpose of gaining social or economic value. Innovation skills are usually a combination of one's ability to think creatively, problem-solving ability, as well as functional and/or technical abilities.

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