Soft skills (It can be argued) are critical to success in any business.
You may be the best photographer in the world, but if you cannot handle customers, you are unlikely to move upwards in your chosen circle...
In their article on the importance of soft skills (https://smallbusiness.chron.com/importance-soft-skills-workplace-10111.html), Chron discusses the importance of these.
They break it down into (And my interpretation of them are included):
Control the shoot, or the shoot with control you.
Well. Here goes. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.