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Videos by Jane Gentry

CEO advisor & business consultant, Jane Gentry discusses sales, leadership and overcoming business challenges in a series of videos and articles.

Conquering Today’s Talent Challenges: Soft Skills

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How to hire for soft skills

In today’s competitive job market, hiring for soft skills is more crucial than ever. In this video, Jane Gentry uncovers the secrets to overcoming talent challenges by prioritizing soft skills.

Discover why it’s essential to be patient and find the right fit, focusing on qualities like:

  • Situational awareness
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Adversity quotient
  • Collaboration
  • Independence
  • Critical thinking
  • Net weaving

Learn how net weaving and strategic giving can transform your organization, especially in sales roles. Emphasizing these skills over industry-specific experience can make all the difference. Don’t miss out on these valuable insights to enhance your hiring strategy and build a more dynamic, adaptable team!

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Jane Gentry has had a successful 30-year career as a CEO, Business Consultant, Executive Coach, and Keynoter. Jane formed her practice in 1999 and since then has partnered with her clients to improve growth, profitability, client retention, employee retention, leadership capabilities and business value.

Jane leverages strategies including the proprietary Value Blueprint to enable business owners and leaders to successfully create healthy organizations, plan for succession or sell their businesses for the highest possible market value. Jane is considered one of the top voices in leadership and sales.