There is no substitute for the ability to engender a strong personal connection or the impact of a finely cultivated presence.
The personal and the digital need to grow together, and to support one another. Confidence, charisma, and clarity will always be your boots on the ground. It's not that these skills are getting harder to learn, it's simply that they aren't being taught. We're here to see that the skill set of person-to-person interaction keeps its seat at the table.