The Most Important Soft Skills Needed In The 2020’s
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This is me. I was brought up in Scotland, a land of castles, golf, whiskey, Braveheart.
As a child, my parents would send me to walk up the summits of the mountains near where we lived dressed in a kilt.
Now, if you don’t know what a kilt is, a kilt is a traditional dress, or a skirt that a Scotsman wears.
So, imagine for a second walking up these huge mountains in the rain, and the wind, and the snow while wearing a skirt.
My parents thought it built character and resilience in me. The reason I tell you this story is you can think of this, the changes we’re going through
in this fourth Industrial Revolution like a landscape that’s slowly being flooded. But this is a landscape of human skills or competencies. In the Lowlands, we have skills like arithmetic, memorization.
In the Foothills you have skills like logic, chess-playing. And then the high mountain peaks we have skills like emotional intelligence, critical thinking, resilience.