the ability to deal with, influence, and communicate with other people
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How to use people skills in a sentence
Indeed, one of the chief assets that McDonough brings to his new job is a reputation—at least internally—for deft people skills.
According to this executive, Cook has better people skills than Jobs, and is more flexible.
An observation sometimes made about Summers is that he is lacking in people skills.