What Skills Do You Need To Outsmart Robots?

What job skills do we need for the future? A popular question that comes up a lot. In a Recent Post, I listed several: emotional intelligence, creativity, flexibility, adaptability, data literacy, and technology savviness. This Tweet of a World Economic Forum video adds complex problem solving, critical thinking, people management, working with others, and decision making to the list.

Our Future Capability Profile places a premium on right brain characteristics. The capabilities in the visual form the foundation for a future where automation plays a much bigger role. Everything else will be in a constant state of flux – captured brilliantly by a famous Futurist:

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those that can’t read or write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn” – Alvin Tofler: Rethinking the Future

Rethinking the Future

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