Advice from the dictionary: savoir faire

savoir faire \, sav-, wär-‘fer\n.m. 1:Know-how.  French savoir-faire, literally, knowing (savoir) how to do (faire). 2: Competence, experience. 3: The ready knowledge of the right course of action: knowing what to do and say when and how to do so. 4: Habilité dans un art quelquonque. 1784 “Pour gagner du bien, le savoir-faire vaux mieux que le savoir.”  In order to succeed, savoir faire is more important than knowledge.  Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, Le Mariage de Figaro, V, 3. 5: To be up to snuff with wit of a thing or two. 1815 “He had great confidence in his savoir-faire.” Sir Walter Scott, Guy Mannering. 6: Operating knowledge of business sense and sensibility.

In order to succeed, savoir faire is more important than knowledge.

In order to succeed, savoir faire is more important than knowledge.

In order to succeed, savoir faire is more important than knowledge.

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