in fact, they are complementary to them and serve to unlock the potential of people equipped with hard skills. it is the combination of these two types of skills that are needed for achieving behaviour change and negotiating effectively. while you may have to go back to school to learn new technical skills if you change careers, you can always take your soft skills with you since they are valued in a variety of fields. attitudes: • positive attitude: be able to have a positive attitude even in the face of difficulties and impossible situations, and be willing to try out ideas in the face of obstacles and hardships. • achievers: these are the people who are determined to achieve what they have planned for. you need to think of these aspects: self-concept: • attitude: to life, people, and work. • spiritual self: you need to be clear in your spiritual beliefs and your relationship with forces in the universe. light is osram 15 soft skills personality development in order to be clear in your perceptions you need to ask yourself: • who am i? 2.5.3 opportunities think of the opportunities that are available and you can make use of: • what technology and/or new knowledge can i use for improvement in my skills? we can say that: • a goal is a roadmap to future. while making a plan you need to think of all the aspects and resources – physical, mental and financial – you would need. 20 soft skills personality development • emotional barriers: a lot of people have strong emotional approach to changing the existing pattern of things and remain attached to the old order without realizing that change is the only constant factor in life. • networking: you may need the cooperation and support of those who are willing to help you in your creative ventures. in order to identify and develop the concept and practice of values, it will be worthwhile to answer these questions: • is this something that you really wanted? in order to develop the overall personality it is essential to adhere to the values of life and be involved in putting them into practice through ethical behaviour. communication means interacting with others: • to promote understanding; • to achieve a result of some kind; • to pass information to another person so that they can take action.