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Which of the skills mentioned in the article do you think is the most important? Why?


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Papili 8 September, 2017 - 09:34

I think that a good problem solver can help others by giving them solutions for their problems because s/he can think about everything logically and make the best choice even in the worst situations.

21 users have voted.
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hellokity 1 September, 2017 - 09:41

in my opinion. imagination is the most important. Because when you have ideal to improve this problem. you can solve this problem you meet. and you can chose what the best slove.

24 users have voted.
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zilale 12 July, 2017 - 16:39

Problem solving. Bcoz problems are everywhere,Isn't it? We need to see problems before and solve them by nice way . I know not every problems have be solved but we have to try our best and avoild problems. ( If I make mistakes pls tell me, thank you )

31 users have voted.
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fay4 7 June, 2017 - 11:33

In my point of view, Critical analyse is the most important because nowadays there's a lot of wrong information spread as it was true ... so we need the worker to be aware of these kinds and able to search for the truth ... otherwise if he can search he'll be able to solve problems and imagine as well .
(( I write he but I mean both he and she )) ;)

44 users have voted.
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SLMT 21 May, 2017 - 14:36

Problem solving ,decesion making and communication is the difficult things to do . I think.In the first year of of work , I didn't know how to solve the problem. I became panic and I didn't know what to do. The next trouble for me was communication . I found it's too difficult bcoz I was a quiet person before I start to walk. After many years, I learned alot from my work and I can solve problems clamly and communicate with others without mistakes and fear.

52 users have voted.
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49 users have voted.
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Abookworm 12 May, 2017 - 18:51

Problem solving, because there are many things that you must take into account. I think it's really important to be able to think logically and make the best decision.

48 users have voted.
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dewi 14 April, 2017 - 01:46

Imagination because imagination can give a solution of problem solving with extensive knowledge. And with imagination, we can invent something that does not exist.

64 users have voted.