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- Love of technology and software, and the ability to upgrade one’s tech skills regularly.
- Love of writing and the ability to understand and formulate procedural steps.
- Ability to write plainly, simply, without the pride of authorship.
- Love of solving puzzles and finding solutions to problems. The courage not to run away or get depressed when one is faced with a situation that requires calm rethinking and innovating.
- Courage and appetite to learn new things fast.
- Love of order, structure and hierarchy. Allergy for ambiguity and disorder.
- Ability to listen carefully, without thinking “what shall I say to this as an answer?” No-ego-listening.
- Ability to organize and schedule work. Ability to use Excel for project record-keeping, accountability and transparency.
- Ability to get along well with others in a team environment.
- Ability to appreciate with a glad heart what smart people around you are accomplishing.
- An endless curiosity about how the world works and how one can improve one’s company and community.
- An unconditional insistence on accuracy. Refusal to accept mediocrity.