How to Hold a Flashlight

Jim Suszynski
4 min readJan 6, 2021

The most important skill I’ll never master.

This will be the title and topic if ever I am graced with the opportunity to deliver my very own TED talk. Will that ever happen? Doubt it, but if it does…I’m ready.

I’ve been waiting for an interviewer to ask a related question so that I could take off running with a thoughtful, albeit unconventional, response. A question such as what is the most important thing you’ve learned or what do you believe is your greatest strength/skill?