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What Are Social Skills?

What are social skills? Social skills are the skills necessary to appropriately communicate and interact with others. Why do we need to teach children social skills? We are not born socialized. When we are born, we fail to understand the…

Social Capital is Earned through Good Social Skills

Jennifer looked up from her computer screen when she heard the light knock. A fairly new co-worker waited expectantly at the entrance to Jennifer’s cubicle. “Jennifer, I would like to discuss that snide comment you made yesterday after…
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Friendship Statistics: How Do You Stack Up?

Friendship is important to us because we human beings are social creatures who thrive on social interaction. Being social doesn't have anything to do with our level of extroversion or introversion. Everyone needs someone with whom to chat, break…
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Social Skills Trainers Pick a Mighty Purpose

During his confirmation hearing for a seat on the United States Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch was asked about the legacy he hoped to leave behind after his death. He used the following quote by George Bernard Shaw to help answer the question. “This…