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Enterprise Skills

Enterprise skills are essential skills that are increasingly looked for by employers.  They are used in a wide variety of situations, from big business developments to small community initiatives. They can be gained through experience and developed through practice.

Enterprise skills rely on having a good mix of:

  • individuality
  • creativity
  • leadership

People with these skills are good at:

  • Planning and goal setting;
  • Decision-making;
  • Assessing and managing risk;
  • Inner control;
  • Applying ideas, new or borrowed, to situations where they haven’t been applied before;
  • Prioritising;
  • Timing – taking the appropriate action at the appropriate time;
  • Managing people;
  • Stress management;
  • Recognising and overcoming barriers to communication.

Enterprising people:

  • promote change
  • make things happen
  • push back boundaries
  • make a difference

People with good Enterprise skills generally have excellent interpersonal skills which they use to lead others towards a common goal.


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