Why many soft skill trainings don't work?

Updated: Nov 1, 2020

There has been an increasing trend in organizing soft skills or corporate training to infuse motivation, leadership qualities in order to make the teams work effectively. Many of the times, training with external support are held for 1-2 days that aims at instilling a lot of positive elements in the team members right away. Let's see why it is not very effective.

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