The term skills is from the late 12c., "power of discernment," from Old Norse skil "distinction, ability to make out, discernment, adjustment," related to skilja (v.) "to separate; discern, understand," from Proto-Germanic *skaljo- "divide, separate" (source also of Swedish skäl "reason," Danish skjel "a separation, boundary, limit," Middle Low German schillen "to differ," Middle Low German, Middle Dutch schele "separation, discrimination."
What skills do you need for business? Decision making? Communications? Data Literacy? Finance? Marketing? Sales? Creativity? Mangement? Operations? Design? Many skills. Many problems to solve. Use skills to solve problems.
Mindful reflection, standing near a placid lake, nature inside me