Historically, leadership skills that focused on interpersonal dynamics like listening, empathy, compassion, curiosity, and mindfulness were labeled as soft and considered to be time consuming and optional for star talent.
In aMcKinsey Global Survey on reskilling post-pandemic, companies report that their investment in developing social and interpersonal skills has doubled. In that same survey, they report that quality digital learning is a necessary ingredient in building power skills.
Now these skills are what’s needed most by leaders to build trusting, high-performing, remote or hybrid teams that value everyone’s contribution. Now known as power skills, leaders must be use these to create an inclusive, strengths-based collaborative work environment where people are committed, invested, and engaged.
People don’t develop power skills passively. It takes more than just reading text or watching videos. It takes action.
With Verb, your employees engage our learning cycle to:
Verb taught me better ways to talk to team members at work. Before I started using Verb, it was like taking shots in the dark to see which interactions worked or not. Now, I feel like I have proven things to try.”
“I look to Verb for the more emotional aspects of my job: How do I manage stress? How do I interact with other people? How do I navigate cross functional relationships? With Verb, I can reflect on my own behaviors to figure out what I'm doing and how I can be better.”