Lesson 2: Advanced Techniques in Durable Skills

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The objective of this lesson is to empower adult learners with a mastery of durable skills, focusing on advanced techniques that enable sophisticated and nuanced application in both personal and professional contexts. By the end of this lesson, learners will be able to identify, develop, and apply durable skills in complex situations, thereby enhancing their adaptability and value in a rapidly changing world.

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Durable skills, often dubbed as ‘soft skills’, include critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity. Unlike technical skills that can become obsolete, durable skills are transferable and valuable across different jobs and industries. This lesson will delve into each of these skills, exploring advanced techniques for application.

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Critical Thinking: Advanced critical thinking involves not just analyzing information but also synthesizing it to create new insights. To practice this, one can use the ‘SOAR’ technique:

  • Situation: Define the context or situation..
  • Obstacles: Identify challenges within the situation..
  • Actions: Determine possible actions to overcome obstacles..
  • Results: Predict potential outcomes of each action..

For example, consider a company facing declining sales. A critical thinker using SOAR might identify market saturation (Situation), increased competition (Obstacles), diversification of product lines (Actions), and potential market share growth (Results).

Communication: Advanced communication entails effective storytelling and persuasive techniques. To enhance storytelling, use the ‘STAR’ method:

  • Situation: Set the ...
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