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Guest Column: Device Firms Stryker Instruments, HeartWare Invest In Employee Soft Skills – And Reap Big Rewards

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Manufacturers would be wise to train employees on how to effectively communicate with colleagues and FDA, guest columnist Mitzi Perdue says, noting that so-called soft skills such as effective and active listening, critical thinking, effective writing, and influential speaking can be extremely effective in solving an array of problems. "To advance in our company and be successful, you must develop soft skills … this is happening all over industry," Bob Yocher, VP of regulatory affairs for device-maker HeartWare, tells Perdue in this "Gray Sheet" Medtech Talk column.



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