Social intelligence: new report

entreVersity writes: Talkwalker & Social Intelligence Lab just published “The State of Social Intelligence”. Social Intelligence (SI) is the ability to successfully build relationships and navigate social environments (Golman, 2007). Design Thinking requires SI: subjective reasoning, imagination, negotiation, questioning, empathy, storytelling, design. Forget market research. SI is the 21st century market research — real-time. Download the full report. See also, Goleman, Daniel. Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships. Reprint edition. New York, NY: Bantam, 2007. http://www.danielgoleman.info/topics/social-intelligence/

Chess is like competing social relationships
Social intelligence of the influencer

Social data is more important than ever. In fact, 80% of people say that social data provides insights that cannot be found elsewhere.… Read the rest

Why creativity is the most important soft skills

Creativity isn’t something that only a few are born with; everyone has their own creative spark.

PSU Success Factors
Success factors identified by PSU Board of Advisors — All soft skills

entreVersity writes: Where I work, the PSU Board of Advisors identified the success factors that student need in their undergraduate curriculum. You’ll notice that this august group did not mention creativity as the most important soft skill in the workplace. (We have an old-style Board!)

This curated article from Next Web reviews studies showing the benefits of the soft skill known as workplace creativity. The Next Web has been sharing, inventing and advancing tech developments since 2006.

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