CHAPTER 10: MARY'S REFLECTIONS WHAT PANDEMIC? Here we are, immersed in the pandemic, afraid for our well-being, that of our family and friends. Now we learn to take better care of ourselves, to take precautions about health and hygiene. And there is the other pandemic, the one that women suffer every day. Yes, a femicide every 23 hours.
Public speaking is the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in front of both familiar and unfamiliar people. Even though you may think it's not a volunteering-related skill, public speaking will be involved.
Do you remember the stories of your grandparents about the difficulties they had to go through, that that time was complicated, and that one has to value what one has? Well, there came a time when we thought it would never come. First of all, I am going to explain what I think we should be paying attention to today, on a global level, based on the events that have taken place.
Every soft skill requires a deep reflection on ourselves. Learning to learn involves being aware of how and why we acquire, process, and memorize knowledge. Once we understand that, we can analyze and choose the learning method and environment that suits us best.
Organization and time management are soft skills related to the ability to plan your tasks to achieve them on time. It involves being aware of the available resources (time, human, material), being a team worker as well a being responsible.