Thinking Space Paper No.19: Entrepreneurial Soft Skills – 12 practical exercises

Based on the results of the ‘Entrepreneurial Soft Skills for the Future: a scoping study’, this paper presents 12 practical exercises to enhance identified future skills in the framework of enterprise support programmes. This includes exercises on a positive self-concept, emotional and social intelligence, persuasion and negotiation, working with others, ideasation and creative thinking, decision making, action focus, VUCA skills, maximising opportunities, future orientation, grid and agility.