Monday, September 10, 2012

Work Skills for the Conceptual Age

Organizations and companies are grappling to identify talent and skill sets essential in the new economic environment.  Many thought leaders have identified that work has moved the from knowledge age to the 'conceptual' age.

As a result, future employers will seek and value creative problem solving skills.  

Of the many thought leaders in this area, Lisa Bodell of futurethink stands out by her articulation of essential skills for a conceptual age.

  1. Strategic Imagination
  2. Provocative Inquiry - or as I refer to it Intellectual Curiosity
  3. Creative Problem Solving
  4. Agility
  5. Resilience

Indeed, her framework helps us answer our core question - how best to prepare for jobs that do not exist yet.

Read the full article published on CNN.

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