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Have you ever thought about how the workplace will evolve in the future? Rise of smart systems, global flattering of the world, and focus on big data – all these things will influence the future workplace that will require some much broader-ranging additional skills. You should be open to change and train a lot in order to have all the necessary set of skills in your arsenal to get the job of the future.
You need to learn and practice computational thinking skills in order to take full advantage of all revolutionary changes in computing. In the near future all workers will be required to understand what numbers mean. In order to program a computer properly to help you solve the complex problem in the best way and in the shortest possible time, you will have to know how to focus on the most important information only, develop a step-by-step solution to the problem, look for similarities within problems, and break down this problem into smaller parts.
Design Mindset is the ability to develop and represent work processes and tasks for desired outcomes. It draws on intuition, imagination, systemic reasoning, and logic to create desired outcomes that would benefit the user. You should be able to look at things from different perspectives searching for the aspects which could influence a design decision. It will be important to visualize your work and effectively track it to understand the priorities within an organization you are working at better.
The ability to interact, communicate, and effectively lead people across cultures in an essential skill when it comes to managing a diverse workplace. You should be able to understand people from different cultures to build strong human relationships that are necessary for achieving your professional goals.
Our relationships with people that surround us effect a much bigger part of our lives. Social intelligence is the ability to get along with others, and to get them to cooperate with you. These skills are very important if you work at the big organization which requires a superior set of connections to keep it functioning. That`s why you should pay more attention to the social world around you and work on becoming a better speaker, a better conversationalist, and a more effective listener.
People and companies should embrace change if they want to move forward. They have to adapt to changes in any environment that requires the skill to do so and the will to endure. Adaptive thinking refers to a problem solving strategy that adapts reasoning to address a problem as it evolves and changes. However, what are the qualities of adaptive thinkers? They show impulse control, they leave their ego at the door, and they are curious.
Sensemaking is a key leadership capability for the dynamic world we live in today. It is the process through which people work to understand events and issues that are confusing, ambiguous, and novel. Sensemaking enables people to have a better understanding of what is going on in their environments facilitating other leadership activities such as inventing, relating, and visioning.
Virtual collaboration is the process when people who are geographically separated but are working interdependently on shared outcomes rely on technology-mediated communication. In the future, enterprises and organizations will be increasingly using geographically distributed teams as a key part of business strategy. It means that you should increase your cross-cultural awareness, co-create team rules and norms, and build virtual trust to attain collaboration with colleagues who have different cultural and professional backgrounds.