Manager Job Skills That Become Increasingly Important

In Chapter 17 of 18 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, entrepreneur Phil McKenzie answers "What Skills Are Becoming More Important to You as Your Career Advances?"  McKenzie finds communication skills are becoming more important.  The better he can distill complex ideas into simple, actionable messages, the better he can lead a globally distributed virtual team. 

Philip L. McKenzie is the Founder and Global Curator of Influencer Conference, a global content platform that brings together tastemakers in the arts, entrepreneurship, philanthropy and technology to discuss the current and future state of influencer culture. Prior to that, he was Managing Partner of influencer marketing agency FREE DMC and an equities trader at Goldman, Sachs & Co.  He earned an MBA from Duke University and a BBA from Howard University.