Tips for Improving People Skills
Carl and Fred discussing the broad subject of people skills in the application of reliability engineering. The ability to influence other people in a positive and constructive manner, is an essential skill.
Join Carl and Fred as they discuss their own experiences in the softer skills, often called “people skills.”
- You can do specific things that cause a change in other people
- Teach soft skills to supplement hard skills of reliability
- Developing good people skills is a life-long endeavor
- You often have to get away from your desk and go out into the organization in order to influence people in the direction of design for reliability
- If you don’t talk with the project or engineering people that need to make informed decisions, you are not doing your job
- Sometimes you have to push yourself out of your comfort zone
- You are trying learn what people need and to change minds in a positive and constructive manner
- Fred and Carl share specific experiences in improving people skills
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