People Skills…as an Entrepreneur

Earlier this year, I’ve mention about people skills that are needed as an entrepreneur and the ability to inspire others to do their best.  Well, here he another people skill that I want you to think about.  Enjoy.

Empathy (software)
Empathy (software) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The ability to empathize with others.

If you’ve noticed, empathy is a word that’s been all over the news. That’s because experts in all sorts of different fields have come to acknowledge that empathy—the ability to put yourself in other people’s shoes—is much more important to a cohesive social community than we ever thought before. In business, empathy is especially important because it enables you to anticipate the needs and feelings of both your employees, who are your strongest allies in achieving success, and empathy also enables you to anticipate the needs of your customer base, without which your business would not even exist.

Read more at 3 People Skills to Develop as an Entrepreneur.

About Kelly Business Advisors, LLC

Early in his career John started-up and sold 7 years later a Moving and Storage Company in Milwaukee. He acquired and was President of Kelly Pickle Company f/k/a Bond Pickle Company, in Oconto, WI for 12 years. Built a monthly round-table networking group of manufactures in Oconto. Developed marketing plans, sales plans, products and implemented lean manufacturing practices with many North American companies. Worked with non-profits as both a front line leader and behind the scenes. He is active in his church, a member of the Green Bay Chamber of Commerce,Business Networkers International (BNI) and now is joining the Green Bay Downtown Rotary.

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