The Vast Importance of Soft Skills in Education

Have you ever heard the term "soft skills"? If not, what about "people", "interpersonal" or even "life" skills? These are all the very same thing. Yet, how many conventional schooling options, whether private, faith based, public/state funded, or community/charter, put much emphasis on these skills, if any at all? As a home educator, you, yes YOU, can and absolutely should! SJ Barakony, the founder of SBSL, mentor, & family educational advisor, will discuss just how critical this is whether you are a veteran, new, or just considering the option of educating your children/grandchildren at home.


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SJ Barakony

ASJ is the C.E.O (Chief Encouragement Officer), Founder, & Owner of "Service Before Self Leadership". He has lived in Ohio his entire life, and graduated in 1998 from Ohio Wesleyan University, with a B.A. in Economics/Management (major) + History & Accounting (minors). He is extremely mission driven, with a well defined purpose, vision, and a burning desire to add value to 10,000 peoples' lives over ten years' time. He is blessed and fortunate beyond all measure to have numerous mentors in his life who have shaped his ongoing journey from that of a college student in the mid to late '90s; through multiple jobs in various career tracks in corporate America, and finally, to his present day life as an educational innovator, servant leader, friend, & brother/sister to his fellow Christians. His favorite pastimes/hobbies are traveling; reading (over 170 paper & audio books in the past five years' time ); listening & watching inspirational content (DVD, mp3, audio CD, streaming video, You Tube ); volunteering at his home church; connecting people who may not otherwise have met in the course of time; and being an encourager, edifier, & advocate for all whom he knows.

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