4 Recession-Proof Skills to Master
At some point we'll move past the medical side of the Coronavirus and we'll turn our attention to dealing with life in a damaged and recovering economy. Are we ready for a recession?
Part of our radio show preparation is a daily review of an email called The Hustle which looks at trends and activities in business all around the world.
A recent article in The Hustle newsletter is about a relatively new podcast called My First Million, hosted by podcaster Shaan Puri . The episode referenced is called the Four Skill Sets that are most important in these uncertain times:
We don't have much in the way of background or credibility checks on Mr. Puri so reader beware but his choice for essential skills is interesting to consider.
- Controlling your emotions. This is #1 for a reason -- learning to control and (maybe more importantly) understand your emotions is imperative.
- Copywriting. It’s crucial. You need to be able to convince folks to buy your product or service.
- Starting vs. managing a business. There’s a big difference between these two things. Understanding that difference? Well, that makes a huge difference.
- Persuasion. There’s a reason How to Win Friends and Influence People is an all-time best-seller. It’s important in business and in life.