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Our skills library is full of useful information. You can search for keywords in the boxes below, and even filter what kind of medium you like while learning. Are you interested in one topic in particular? Visit our guided learnings about teamwork, presenting and writing. You can always check out the upcoming workshops to see if the skill you want to improve is available this quarter.

Blog Roeland Kooiman: Get the maximum out of it
Learning experiences when being part of a Federation of Study Associations Eindhoven concerning presentation and teamwork skills.
10 steps to effective listening
In today’s high-tech, high-speed, high-stress world, communication is more important than ever, yet we seem to devote less and less time to really listen to one another.
7 Tips to improve teamwork skills
‘Team’ is a scary word in schools, universities and workplaces. But not for you, if you master these 7 tips!
Being assertive
Assertiveness techniques for handling face-to-face discussions.
Belbin team roles

Background information on the Belbin team roles.

Belbin team roles specifications
Detailed descriptions are given of the eight team roles of Belbin.
Benefits of teamwork: no man is an island

Behind every succesful person is a great team of people that works with him or her.

Blog Bart van Campenhout: Reviewing the first TU/e SkillsLab Teamwork session
In this blog Bart van Campenhout writes about the TU/e SkillsLab teamwork skills session he participated in.
Blog Nienke Rovers: Feedback? Yes, please!
A couple of weeks ago, we received an e-mail from Rob Leijssen (a recently graduated student from BIS) with his findings on TU/e SkillsLab. He told us that even though he really liked SkillsLab and appreciated the initiative, he also missed some important content. Since we value any kind of feedback highly, we asked Rob if he wanted to drink a cup of coffee with us and chat about his e-mail and other suggestions he has for SkillsLab.
Break your bad habits in active listening
Old habits can be hard to break, since it requires concentration and determination to be an active listener. This video provides 5 tips to break these habits.