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You might be jobless in 5 years without these 54 skills:




No, it's not me who is saying this:



In this career insight, I will be sharing absolute must skills researched and found by McKinsey & Company to future-proof your career.



Here is the curation of detailed 54 skillset:



A. Cognitive Skills:



1. Structured Problem Solving


2. Storytelling and public speaking


3. Work plan development


4. Creativity and imagination


5. Logical Reasoning


6. Understanding biases


7. Seeking relevant information


8. Time management and prioritization


9. Agile thinking


10. Asking the right questions


11. Sythensizing messages


12. Active listening


13. Translating knowledge to different contexts


14. Adopting a different perspective


15. Adaptability


16. Ability to learn



B. #Interpersonal Skills:



17. Role Modelling


18. Fostering inclusiveness


19. Empathy


20. Win-win negotiations


21. Crafting an inspiring vision


22. Organizational awareness


23. Inspiring trust


24. Humility


25. Sociability


27. Resolving conflicts


27. Resolving conflicts


28. Collaboration


29. Coaching


30. Empowering



C. #Self Leadership:



31. Understanding own emotions and triggers


32. Courage and risk-taking


33. Ownership and decisiveness


34. Self-control and regulation


35. Understanding own strengths


36. Integrity


36. Self-motivation and wellness


37. Self-confidence


38. Driving change and innovation


39. Energy, passion, and optimism


40. Breaking orthodoxies


42. Grit and persistence


43. Coping with uncertainty


44. Self development





45. Digital literacy


46. Programming literacy


47. Data literacy


48. Digital collaboration


49. Digital ethics


50. Data analysis and statistics


51. Computational and algorithmic thinking


52. Smart systems


53. Cybersecurity literacy


54. Tech translation and enablement



Research supports that acquiring above 54 skills not only leads to higher income, and employment, but also job satisfaction.



Realizing how universities aren't imparting quality education, we at Global Governance Initiative started the MBA Scholars program to reform higher education system for young professionals globally.



Don't fret if you don't have any or all of these skills.



It doesn't matter when or where you start.



All that matters is that you start ✊.


If you are interested in learning about GGI's MBA Scholar program, you can learn here.


 

 

Author- Shatakshi Sharma, Co-founder Global Governance Initiative & GTI, Ex- BCG, Advisor; Tony Blair Institute

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