One of the more talked about trends in corporate America today is the skills gap. We’ve all heard about it. It threatens the sustainability of businesses around the world. And while a big part of the it is a shortage of people skilled in the STEM (science, technology, education, and math) industries, a gap in soft skills such as communication and advanced leadership skills exists as well. But we could be worrying about the wrong skills gap. The real danger to the American economic infrastructure is a lack of skilled laborers and technicians in the manufacturing sector and the trades.