Magazine Article | August 2, 2018

Why Soft Skills Are The Key To Better Science And Collaborations

Source: Life Science Leader

By Juliet Hart

Recently, there have been many articles written about how to develop a healthier work environment and increase employee engagement. One common theme found throughout these articles is the importance of developing and implementing “soft skills,” such as those related to relationship building, leadership, and communication.

In pharma — and any industry — these skills are crucial to driving a company’s vision, clarifying intent, and gaining buy-in. And although they are not innate in every leader, they can be taught and improved upon. Here are some examples of how learning and implementing these soft skills can benefit the company and employees.