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Skills You Will need to Succeed at Work

June 16, 2018 · Skill Management,

A skill is learning to carry out a task with pre-determined results often within a given amount of time, energy, or both. Skill usually requires certain environmental stimuli and situations to assess the level of skill being shown and used. (Source: Wikipedia)


These skills will be most in demand in the coming years:


  • Cross cultural competency: Cross cultural competency is the ability to operate within different cultural settings and it will be needed to succeed in work and business as it becomes increasingly global.
  • New media literacy: This is the ability to critically assess and develope contents by utilizing new forms of media effectively.
  • Design mindset: Design mindset is also going to be key. If you are able to develop tasks and work processes that create desired outputs, you will be in demand.
  • Novel and adaptive thinking: Novel and adaptive thinking is the proficiency at thinking and coming up with solutions and responses.
  • Sense Making: The ability to determine the deeper and actual meaning or significance of things. Being able to see and decode  the patterns behind.
  • Social Intelligence: The skills and ability to connect to others in a deep and direct way, to stimulate reactions and desired interactions.
  • Computational Thinking: With computational thinking, you can translate vast amounts of data into abstract concepts and it will help to understand database reasoning and to improve the performance of employees.
  • Transdisciplinary: The Literacy in and ability to understand concepts across multiple disciplines is Transdisciplinary.
  • Cognitive Load Management: Ability to discriminate and filter information for importance, to understand how to maximize cognitive functions.
  • Virtual Collaboration: The Ability to work productively, drive engagements and demonstrate presence as a member of a virtual team.