The Best Skills for the Post-Pandemic Business World Are the Soft Ones

Work in the time of COVID requires max humanity.

Brian Abbey
8 min readSep 19, 2021

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Drawing of smiling woman at desk with computer and coffee.
Image by Mudassar Iqbal from Pixabay

Weird. The world is weird. We read headlines about ‘the new normal,’ but this new normal wasn’t normal before, which is why it’s weird.

We got back to business, sort of. We Zoom, we Slack, we try to read between the lines of the WhatsApp…

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Brian Abbey

expat, ex-philosopher, ex-entrepreneur writing on society, relationships, & AI singularities. VICE, Salon, & misc humor sites @brianabbey brianabbeywriter.com