A time was there when a person was considered of some value if he had power: A king, minister or someone in authority. Then slowly people started considering those men important who had property, business or were owner of something, but now the time in which we are living, these things can be acquired easily if the person has skills. We see many people are rich today, they earn a living although their ancestors were able to or not. Likewise skills and you are highly connected with the chances of your success. A skillful person is always in demand. Moreover, it is something which no one can snatch from you, unlike money and other belongings.
Someone has rightly said:
” It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skills.”
So what skills to learn?
Though if we start counting, the list will go on and on; you must always decide by considering the benefits you want to get.
There are many skills which one may acquire:
- Communication Skills
- Computer Skills
- Learning Skills
- Thinking Skills
- Teamwork Skills
- Leadership Skills
- Multitasking Skills
- People Skills
And many more!
How to learn any skill?
Josh Kaufman is the writer of The first 20 hours, tells how anyone can learn just anything by devoting his/her 20 hours to a skill.
It’s a wonderful book on skill acquisition when it comes to self-help.
Listen what the writer has to say about his book below: