There are thousands of books in the market on the topic of soft skills in demand, but not all of them are credible or of utility. From the thousands of options one has to choose wisely the book that would really guide him/her in developing the soft skills in demand. This article is all about informing the reader about some specific books that can equip him/her with the soft skills in demand.
The first book one can look for updating himself/herself with the soft skills in demand is the book “The Hard Truth About Soft Skills: Workplace Lessons Smart People Wished They’d Learned Sooner” by Peggy Klause. The book is about mastering communication, self-management and social skills at the workplace. The second book that one might consult to equip himself/herself with the soft skills in demand is the book “Bridging the Soft Skills Gap: How to Teach the Missing Basics to Today’s Young Talent” by Bruce Tulgan. The book teaches how to behave in the workplace in a professional and proactive manner. The third book that one might consult to learn more about soft skills is the book “Soft Skills Training: A Workbook to Develop Skills for Employment” by Frederick H. Wentz. The book can be considered to be a guide book for those who are new to the working class.
The fourth important book is “Everyone Communicates, Few People Connect: What the Most Effective People do Differently” by John C. Maxwell. The book teaches that one can sharpen his/her soft skill without being an extrovert. The fifth book is “How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks to Have Big Success in Relationships” written by Leil Lowndes. The book primarily discusses about different aspects of communication and how to employ them to accomplish and secure success. The sixth book to consult is “Teamwork 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know” by John C. Maxwell. The book is about the impact of positivity on the team, on the production and on creativity. The seventh book, “Teamwork is an Individual Skill: Getting Your Work Done While Sharing Responsibility” by Christopher M. Avery, Meri Aaron Walker, and Erin O’Toole is also a good book that will help the reader to develop a collaborative mindset. Another book that must be consulted to develop the required soft skill is Emma-Sue Prince’s “The Advantage: The 7 Soft Skills You Need to Stay Ahead.” “FLIPP the Switch: Strengthen Executive Function Skills” by Sheri Wilkins and Carol Burmeister is another good book to have. Moreover, to learn adaptability skill one must consult the book “AdaptAbility: How to Survive Change You Didn’t Ask For” by M.J. Ryan. And if one is interested to develop conflict resolution skill then he/she should read the book “Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution” by Lawrence Polsky and Antoine Gerschel. Finally, Rory Miller’s “Conflict Communication: A New Paradigm in Conscious Communication” must also be read in order to hone one’s conflict resolution skills.