Dear Entrepreneur, Here Are 21 Skills That Will Pay You Forever

By Getrude Mathayo / Published March 13, 2023 | 3:26 pm




KEY POINTS

Being able to listen to and understand others is a valuable skill that can help you build strong relationships and learn from others’ experiences. Silence is not about closing your mouth, it also means observing, imitating, and practicing at the right pace.


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KEY TAKEAWAYS


The ability to focus on your strength and weakness set goals and continuously improve yourself is a valuable skill that can help you grow and develop in your career. Subjecting yourself to analysis is an ability that only a few people apply in their daily life. Develop this skill and you will see a positive result in all your investment.


Making use of your skills is the mindset behind giving them out. Generally, skill and ability are words used interchangeably to talk about the capability of a person or something collectively.

Skills matter, your degrees and credentials are great, but the thing that sets you apart, that dictates how much you can earn, will be your skillset.

One of the biggest struggles for new graduates has been drawing a line between what they know and what employers want. And the labor market is changing fast, meaning that your skills can become outdated quickly.

Skills are acquired or learned. It can be an innate characteristic of a person in question or/ the result of investing much time and energy in acquiring it.

  1. Ability to sell and negotiate

Selling must be complemented by negotiations. A good seller must possess the ability to negotiate that they trade /or sell because, at the end of the day, the seller must make a profit and the buyer must also appreciate the value/worth of what they’ve purchased.

  1. . Ability to convey what you think and feel

This ability has to do with how you are able to express how you feel and your opinion on certain matters and you must always stand on what you think and believe without style

  1. Ability to break down a process into smaller steps

In every sector of life, business, education, etc., there are combinations of processes to achieve success. Breaking a complex process down into smaller steps can help you understand it better and increase your efficiency in completing it.

  1. Ability to shut up, listen and learn from others

Being able to listen to and understand others is a valuable skill that can help you build strong relationships and learn from others’ experiences. Silence is not about closing your mouth, it also means observing, imitating, and practicing at the right pace.

  1. Ability to adapt and improvise and overcome obstacles

In a situation where you can’t afford something you want, think through a similar option. You can assemble plain sheets of your old exercise books to make a notebook

  1. Ability to read, understand and memorize

The ability to read, understand and take good notes can help you retain important information, apply it effectively in your job, and continuously learn and grow in your career.

  1. Ability to walk away

When is time to work away do so because this skill will help you move ahead when you are not benefiting from your former hustle. Walking away doesn’t mean you have given up but shows that you have the ability to venture into new things that will help you in the future endeavors

  1. Ability to manage time effectively

We always hear time is money and money must be managed effectively. Draw a plan for your money, not money drawing a plan for you because, you worked for money, not money working for you literally.

  1. Ability to stay positive and optimistic

Being positive means you being optimistic in whatever you do. Having such skills will help you stay focused on all the plans that is ground and how to work towards achieving the targeted goal

  1. Ability to make decisions based on facts not based on emotions

The ability to make informed decisions based on objective facts and data, rather than emotions can help you avoid biases, make better decisions and achieve success in your career.

  1. Ability to speak in front of a large audience

Talking to a large group of the populace is a skill you must master. Others become timid and look odd when they face the public. Take a bold step in quenching that energy.

  1. Ability to keep trying even after failure

Being consistent is a very good skill to have even when it seems like you are not doing well or you are failing the ability to keep trying will finally pay you forever because you didn’t give up on your dreams.

  1. Ability to invest money on your own

Even if you can’t make a complete decision on your own, research your interest area, and learn from failure since that was your first success plan. Independent decisions are the best. Keep it in mind always.

  1. Ability to do things irrespective of situations

When you have the skills to work under pressure then rest assured that you will get paid forever, irrespective of the situation at hand multitasking is a skill that can get you to a higher height and give you a sense of belonging. Most organizations are looking for individuals who can work in any situation they find themselves

  1. Ability to analyze yourself

The ability to focus on your strength and weakness set goals and continuously improve yourself is a valuable skill that can help you grow and develop in your career. Subjecting yourself to analysis is an ability that only a few people apply in their daily life. Develop this skill and you will see a positive result in all your investment.

  1. Ability to learn how to learn

If you are sharp in learning and understanding things easily then you have a skill that is rare and only intelligent individuals are able to enhance this skill. The ability to learn how to learn help you unlearn and learn the right way of achieving your goals for the future

  1. Ability to understand what others feel

Nothing is new under the sun. What a generation ago went is not different from what is happening currently. The only difference is the medium it is happening through. For instance, people traded years legally as slaves without coming back.

  1. Ability to maintain consistency

Consistency is another skill employers value, so consider whether this is one you have or can acquire. If you can stick with an idea, a project, or an ethos, you’ll demonstrate integrity, faith, and strength of character.

  1. Ability to master your thoughts

Panic is a natural human emotion, but it rarely helps us in today’s world. If you respond to a problematic situation by going into a meltdown, you will cause problems.

  1. Ability to write words to persuade and influence others

If you can write persuasively, you’re far more likely to get ahead in life. This sort of thing can be the first step in getting a good job. It’s also a valuable skill once you’re working because it will help sway others to your way of thinking and can be utilized to increase clients.

  1. Ability to ask for help

Not all decisions can be taken alone for success. In a situation where the need for help arises, employ the productive helper. Think through situations of this caliber before asking for help.

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