Doesn’t matter whether conducting business or Special Operations, there are quite a number of difficult tasks which must be accomplished simultaneously, each with their own requirements and needed skills and experience. There is one task however which in all environments, and regardless the depth of one’s skills and experience, seems to be the very most difficult. Perhaps it is simply a matter of how humans are put together psychologically, the Id.
Far above physical and intelligence capacities, Special Forces selects for a single trait alone. Sociability and relationship management are absolute requirements to the success of any endeavour, the ability to work as a member of a team, to find and build upon consensus even when confronted with hostility.