Life Skills That Will Help You Succeed In Life & Career

Here are a few life skills which they never taught us in Schools or Colleges & left most of us woefully unequipped. But the funny part is whole world expect that as a grown up you must have these perfectly up to the mark. Your much desired success in life depends not on degrees that you receive but on these priceless life skills.

Life skills (skills you need to make the most out of life) aren’t as obvious as they may seem. These are more than what you obviously know or have been told, like you should have more money coming in than going out & that you shouldn’t look untidy when going for an important meeting. But is that all? No, this is not enough.

I have tried to list some of these much sought skills that you need to know & acquire to live a joyful life & attain desired success.

  • How To Use Calender & Schedule Yourself
  • Recognising Your Priorities & Prioritising Them
  • How To Wake Up On Time & Stay Punctual
  • How To Invest & Stick To Self Made Budgets
  • How To Create Emergency Fund
  • How To Track & Monitor Your Progress & Direction
  • How to Grow Your Network
  • How To Approach Strangers
  • How To Make Friends In Any Environment
  • How To Speak Confidently In Public
  • How To Control Body Language & Expressions
  • How To Do Small Talk & Paraphrase
  • Willingness To Learn
  • How To Find – What You Don’t Know
  • How To Find & Value A Mentor
  • Understanding Your Calling, Purpose & Mission
  • Getting Comfortable Asking For Help
  • How To Negotiate
  • How To Focus On What Matters You The Most
  • How To Think Critically & Synthesize
  • How To Accept Feedback Gracefully
  • How To Accept Compliments & Criticism
  • How To Apologize Sincerely
  • How To Express Respect
  • How To Pat On The Back Of Others
  • How To Keep A Sense Of Humor In Every Situation
  • How To Listen To Understand
  • How To Be More Self-aware & Practice Empathy
  • How To Cope Up With Emotions & Stress
  • How To Say ‘No’ Respectfully
  • How To Spend Time Alone
  • Backing Up Your Data Frequently
  • How To Research By Using Something Other Than Google & Wikipedia
  • How To Keep Yourself Safe
  • Emergency Preparedness & Adversity Handling
  • Self- Care & Discipline: Exercise & Nutrition

I can’t promise that I have outlined every needed skill. All I can say is, if you’ve mastered these, you’re probably more than what you were earlier – more successful, more happy & more satisfied.

I pray to God to keep your faith alive & to help you succeed in every stage of life. Stay Blessed 💐


Did I forget anything? Please add your own thoughts & choice of skill to this list.

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