Soft skills is a term often associated with a person’s “EQ” (Emotional Intelligence Quotient), the cluster of personality traits, social graces, communication, language, personal habits, interpersonal skills, managing people, leadership, etc. that characterize relationships with other people.
[Source: Soft skills – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia]
T. Kim is a social, adaptable, and patient person with insatiable intellectual curiosity. Other traits include analytical, interpersonal, international, and organizational.
Communication: presentation, teaching, and small talk skills
T Kim has given many presentations, invited talks, and tutorials at conferences and other professional settings. He has also given lectures at universities and companies both as a teaching assistant and instructor. Regarding small talk skills, he “Can talk with anyone, anytime, anywhere.”
He is trilingual (Korean, English, Japanese) because he has lived in four countries: Korea, Japan, Germany, and United States.
- fluent in three languages
- Korean, mother tongue
- English, professional level
- Japanese, native level
- learned two languages
- German, beginner~intermediate (out of practice)
- Chinese & Cantonese, beginner (out of practice)
He enjoys interacting with people and contributing to the community he belongs to.
- Founder & President
- Baduk/Go/Weigi Club, Missouri University of Science & Technology (MST)
- Convinced the MST board committees to recognize and fund the club
- Introduced Asian board game Go to the community and the university
- Athletic Activity Officer (Four semesters)
- Korean Student Association, MST
- Led soccer and racquetball teams
- Earned the 2nd place in intramural games (racquetball)