Soft Skills: Tools for Your Success

Did you know many recent studies are suggesting that by 2025, complex problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, people management and emotional intelligence would be among the most important skills required in the workplace?  Another study of hiring leaders found soft skills are an “essential” or “very important” element when making hiring decisions. What’s even more interesting is that many employers reported soft skills are more important than technical skills.

MFF Executive Director Judi Window expertly provides you with the concrete soft skills tools you need to add to your toolbox.  Communication, time management, adaptability and collaboration skills – when combined with your technical skills and formal education – will move you forward on your path to success. An added bonus? Judi takes a moment to remind us of the wise words from a wonderful book written by Robert Fulghum – All I Really Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. This book, originally published in 1988, is a gentle reminder of simple steps to remember when building your soft sills tool kit. 

Here are the four additional links Judi references in this program:

Become an MFF Fellow

Our Standards of Financial Literacy program is engaging, full of interesting information, and easy to navigate. Adapted from the National Standards for Financial Literacy developed by the Council for Economic Education (CEE), this robust curriculum features six short lessons on such important topics as earning income, the value of saving and using credit. When completed, this program lays the foundation to become an MFF Fellow.

Becoming an MFF Fellow is the ticket to accessing additional MFF programs and opportunities for mentoring, networking, internships and real-world opportunities. These are the opportunities which allow MFF Fellows to continue their journey to personal financial success.

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