What can you do with your skills?

What can you do with your skills?

Since ancient days people have learned many skills to ensure their survival in society. Skills are something we learn and imitate in our daily lives. On our walks of life we tend to pick up various skills that can add character to our talented selves. However, with the advancement of society with technology only a handful of people have been successful in mutating their skills to match the requirements and the demands of modern society. The main problem lies not with the lack of skills but with the lack of opportunities. Without the right opportunity your skills will be laid to waste never to surface, never to reach the zenith.  Sometimes all we needed is a small window that opens to a wider path of opportunities. This platform will provide you with a wide range of opportunities. 

There are many ways by which you work with your skills. Given the right opportunity, you can put your talent and skills to use, test them with challenges and mould them to perfection. A designer, without the window of opportunities, might be stuck only as an ordinary craftsperson where he/she might only have to imitate the works of others as per the demand of the market. But successful designers can showcase their own masterpieces and the clients will be automatically drawn towards them, this is because of the availability of a wider platform for them to work on. This platform will not only help you showcase your talents and mould your skills but it will also give a fair income in return for the work and services that you are willing to provide using your skills and talent.

Now, as to what you can do with your skills- it all comes down to your own decision in forging a path. Skills can be measured by their ethical values as well as monetary values, but none of us are willing to let our skills be measured based on ethical value only. While the ethical value of our skills is quite important as well, we somehow always want our skills to help us in generating some income no matter how small it might be. To be able to add more monetary value to your skills and productions you have to ensure that you choose a correct set of skills to work on, skills that you have generated through experiences and most importantly those which triggered your passion and interests. But the most important out of these are skills that are in high demand in the market, skills that are trendy- that people would be willing to pay. Apart from these, you should be good or even better at what you do; you should have the stamina and determination to compete in the market. Your skills might be mainstream but it should have that extra factor that defines your work as yours. Once you have settled on choosing your skills you are ready to explore the window of opportunities.

Genuica Majaw

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