Brimming with punchy, practical ideas to improve your day-to-day effectiveness, Upskill is the definitive guide to developing the adaptive skills essential for success at work.
In Upskill Chris Watson presents a rich resource of reliable learning solutions to help busy professionals respond and adjust to the fast-paced world around them: providing over 800 practical ideas grouped around a bundle of 21 adaptive skills associated with successful outcomes at work and beyond. These skills – which include communication, collaboration, creativity and interpersonal awareness – can be practised and refined throughout a career, and have all been shown to be associated with greater operational agility.
Readers will discover a host of user-friendly options to support their personal and professional development, including: novel methods and approaches, time-saving apps, relevant books and resources, thought-provoking quotes, topical insights, hand-picked videos and numerous links to engaging websites. The majority of the hints, tips and techniques can be actioned without having to access any external support or invest in any additional outlay, and are as relevant for new starters in an organisation as they are for experienced managers.