Skills You Need

Meet the Skills You Need Team

We're a small, friendly team of avid lifelong learners...

Our goal is to provide you, our readers, with helpful, practical and tested skills development information and techniques. Between us we have a wealth of life experience and we're passionate about providing our readers with the skills they need to live happier, more productive lives.

Our Core Team

Matthew

Matthew

Editor, Researcher and CEO

Matthew founded SkillsYouNeed in 2011 and is now chief designer, editor and website developer. He previously worked for many years in universities, teaching students both face-to-face and via online distance learning.

When he's not working on and fiddling with the website, Matthew enjoys long hikes in the countryside.

Email: hello@skillsyouneed.com

Melissa

Melissa

Lead Writer

Melissa has been writing content for SkillsYouNeed since 2013. Previously she worked as a civil servant and holds an MBA. Now with a young family, she is learning all about applying her skills to real life.

Jane

Jane

Social Media and Guest Posts

Jane has a PhD and more than 20 years’ experience in higher education as an academic and in university management. She now manages the copy editing and proof reading process, as well as our guest post section Rhubarb. She also handles public relations and social media, engaging with our users on Twitter and Facebook.

Email: rhubarb@skillsyouneed.com

Paul

Paul

Business Growth

With many years of experience teaching life skills in educational and corporate settings, Paul Hannam is an expert in both the theory and practice of personal development.

Paul is also a successful author, as well as the Managing Director of iPerform. You can buy his latest book The Wisdom of Groundhog Day.

We also have an extended team of specialist writers, designers, advisors and other experts to help with specific subjects and to solve problems. Perhaps you can help too?


Our Audience

The most important part of SkillsYouNeed is you, our readers...

Currently over 1.5 million people visit SkillsYouNeed every month from all around the world and we're still growing. With over 450 pages of unique content, we aim to cover all aspects of personal growth and development for home, social, study and work.

We welcome your feedback and would love to hear about the SkillsYouNeed to help you develop and live a more productive life. Connect with us on Twitter and Facebook or send us an email.


Here's a taste of what our readers say:

  • My heartfelt congratulations: You have provided a goldmine of comprehensible, sensible guidance and solid information for so many aspects of life and work.
    FP - Belgium
  • Thank you for offering this website, information and the quizzes as well to the public and FREE! :) Very well put together, easy to navigate and extremely informative!
    Brenda - USA
  • I want to thank the team at SkillsYouNeed for the enormous effort to reach out and change people's lives. You're world class.
    Mohammed - Saudi Arabia

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