List of Skills

In my first post, I talked about how everything is a skill and provided a few examples of skills you might have already known and maybe some you didn’t know. After thinking about the topic for a while, I have compiled a short list of possible skills you can learn, either in a classroom, from an online course, from a book, from a friend, from an online video and/or from trial and error. The list is provided below, with a few links to resources on how to learn a few skills (please note that these are not affiliate links and I will not make any money from them – they are purely for your own edification):

  • How to be a better spouse
  • How to be a better parent
  • How to have better social skills
  • How to connect with other people better
  • How to be a better cook
  • How to do woodworking
  • How to be more productive
  • How to write a blog
  • How to market your blog
  • How to start a business
  • How to make profit
  • How to get more followers on social media
  • How to be a better friend
  • How to make your own clothes
  • How to fold clothes
  • How to fold sheets
  • How to bend over
  • How to work out better
  • How to eat better
  • How to train your dog
  • How to use social media (including: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter)
  • How to speed read
  • How to swim
  • How to cycle
  • How to drive
  • How to volunteer
  • How to fundraise
  • How to negotiate
  • How to walk your dog
  • How to walk multiple dogs at one time
  • How to use a camera
  • How to take better photographs
  • How to manage your finances
  • How to be a better friend
  • How to invest
  • How to freelance
  • How to be confident
  • How to do makeup
  • How to read for understanding
  • How to drive a car
  • How to talk to kids
  • How to talk to adults
  • How to wear clothes
  • How to be more fashionable
  • How to type
  • How to play the piano
  • How to play the guitar
  • How to speak a 2nd (or 3rd/4th/5th) language
  • How to code
  • How to save money
  • How to spend money
  • How to be kind
  • How to be mean
  • How to be patient
  • How to wake up in the morning
  • How to go to bed at night
  • How to smile
  • How to act
  • How to sing
  • How to fight
  • How to date
  • How to do your taxes
  • How to refinish wood
  • How to build a home
  • How to learn math
  • How to change your brain
  • How to learn
  • How to memorize
  • How to start something
  • How to finish something
  • How to meditate
  • How to recycle
  • How to balance bank accounts
  • How to do interior design
  • How to landscape
  • How to coach (sports, life)
  • How to use a calendar
  • How to tie your shoes
  • How to clean your stove
  • How to make balloon animals
  • How to be observant
  • How to manage a classroom
  • How to read nonverbal communications

This is by no means an exhaustive list! My question for you: what other skills can you think up? And, do you have any favorite resources?

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