Timeless Skills | Learning | Personal Development

Useful Skills to Master in 2021

A Guide of the most important skills that will help you thrive

Useful Skills That You Can Learn Now And Change Your Life Forever

Writing skills

Your everyday life is filled with writing, even if you don’t realize it. An email to your co-workers about who has been assigned which task, a social media post telling the world about your new business, or a loving message on your mother’s birthday card are all forms of writing.

Public Speaking

If you want to improve your communication skills, then give public speaking a try. Similar to writing, public speaking is a useful skill to have and will improve how you communicate in your professional and personal life. You’ll have the ability to inspire others with words and make an impact.

How to Exercise and Be Healthy

Knowing how to exercise is a powerful skill to have. Not only does regular exercise benefit your physical health, but it also provides a number of mental and emotional benefits. According to the CDC “Regular physical activity can help keep your thinking, learning, and judgment skills sharp as you age. It can also reduce your risk of depression and anxiety and help you sleep better.”

Basic Computer Skills and Computer Literacy

It is nearly impossible to function without a computer in 2021. You need them for work, school, keeping in touch, day-to-day task management, education, and shopping. Having basic computer knowledge is a useful skill to have and will make your everyday life easier. Learning how the internet works or email makes completing everyday tasks effortless.

  • Touch Typing — A technique that helps you type faster and more efficiently by using all your fingers.
  • Email — Learn how to send an email, create a signature and how to manage your inbox.
  • Video Conferencing Software (Skype or Zoom) — Hold video calls, chat, and host meetings or webinars.
  • Presentation Software (Powerpoint) — Create slides with images and text as part of a presentation.
  • Video Editing with Adobe — Import footage, add effects, make key frames, color grading and correcting, storytelling, and final exporting of video.

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