The Value of Social Skills

Be more mindful of how you connect with people and focus on strengthening your interpersonal connections.

Social Skills: What Are They?

What you’ll learn

  • Increasing your understanding of the social skills required to build and maintain effective interpersonal relationships.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 2 lectures • 15min.
  • The Value of Social Skills –> 3 lectures • 1hr 21min.

The Value of Social Skills


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Social Skills: What Are They?

Social skills are sometimes known as people skills, soft skills, or life skills.

We must talk and engage with other people daily, if not hourly, and sometimes even more often. Social skills ease these encounters, making them more fluid and enjoyable for all parties involved. They enable us to form stronger and more enduring relationships.

Social skills are, without a doubt, the cornerstone for long-term success. People with good social skills are more likely to work successfully with others, formally and informally, in teams or groups. They successfully interact with others, whether it’s family, friends, coworkers, customers, or clients. They also have stronger home and professional connections.

Social skills are the tools we apply daily while communicating and interacting with others, both individually and in groups. They cover a wide variety of capabilities, notably communication skills like good listening and speaking. They also involve the capacity to manage and control one’s emotions.

By being more mindful of how you connect with people and practising your capabilities, you can strengthen your social skills.

This course will provide you with an overview of social skills, including developing and applying them. It describes why these skills are crucial. Finally, it explains how you may begin to improve your social skills.