While some schools may claim they’re moving from play and toward more direct academic instruction as a way to prepare children for their future careers, business leaders repeatedly share that soft skills are becoming increasingly relevant in the workplaces of today and of the future. In this episode, we’ll talk about how pushing out play also pushes out prime opportunities for building essential soft skills. Soft skills that not only enhance careers but improve life.
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11 Essential Soft Skills In 2024 (Forbes)
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Preschool’s ‘Sleeper Effect’ on Later Life (Wall Street Journal)
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