Soft skills, according to ChatGPT, refer to personal attributes, interpersonal abilities, and social skills. Different from hard skills, defined as specific, teachable abilities such as writing, math, or technical proficiencies.
Look — leadership is right there on the list of examples of soft skills! The ability to inspire, motivate, and guide others towards achieving common objectives.
But — Insert record scratch here! — isn’t leadership exactly what it takes to launch a startup? Scale a business? Really, achieve anything in life?
But… Can it be taught?
Host, Julie Holton explores this age-old question with today’s expert, who shares how she continues to hone her leadership skills, more than 30 years after launching her career.