Some people are getting good at marketing, social media, and knowledge work. It's seductive to go down this route.
Others are getting good at communicating, connecting, and making a difference behind the scenes.
The good meta-skills are classics. Timeless and quiet.
The problem is, there's no way to measure them. How do you measure clear communication, simplicity, or good design?
The good meta-skills are never urgent, but they've never been more important.