Selling SEL: An Interview with Daniel Goleman | Edutopia
A prospective work partner chooses you over a more technically skilled or academically advanced candidate precisely because your advanced social and emotional aptitude is far more valuable for that employer or work partner than is the ‘tech smart’ skills of your competitors.
Your ability to collaborate, resolve conflict, and manage the work as well as the personalities involved in the work are among the most critical skills for the job or work project assignment. The technical skills needed for the work are most often learned and advanced within the work project environment, providing foundation skills are present.
Demonstrating your skills and aptitude in the area of Social and Emotional intellengence will be a major advantage in the 21st century SkillForce marketplace.
Listen to what Daniel Goleman has to say about this area of skill development for the future workplace [specifically mentioned at the 2/3 mark in the clip]. Then add your comments and questions about how we can integrate this into the Biolog technology and the SkillForce Paradigm.
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