Tech skills lay foundation. Social and emotional skills in high demand.

Through all the change and remoteness of recent times, we have all had to rethink how we model work out and engage employees. And a good year down the line, it has become more obvious to me. The companies faring better, from my direct experience, seem to be investing heavily in the ‘soft stuff’, and acknolwedlging that tech skills are just a base. As you will read below: “specialised capabilities need to be complimented by strong social, creative and collaboration skills.“

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Embracing and leveraging a future that looks little like today is held somewhere in the way you think. Vast and constant change presents a steady flow of new opportunity.
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Follow your passion – the worst piece of career advice

In previous blogs I’ve posted about the skills we need for a prosperous digital present and future, and the ones that are likely to be in short supply. I’ve been asking the question of how we drive our own value propositions over time, one, because there is more choice and focus if we do itContinue reading “Follow your passion – the worst piece of career advice”

A value proposition for the future

What’s your value proposition for the future? I have a few questions to reflect on. Here’s the context.  More than a few individuals and businesses are ‘doing’ social media, seemingly because everyone else is doing it.  There is a mix of urge, rush, relish and reticence to be present, present on platforms that are fast-growingContinue reading “A value proposition for the future”

Why? A blog on innovation

This is a guest blog I wrote for The Performance Hub.  You can find the original post on their website here. It is said that everyone saw the apple fall from the tree, but only Newton asked why.   What’s the relevance of asking ‘why’? A mindset of understanding and inventiveness, which starts with asking ‘why?’, mightContinue reading “Why? A blog on innovation”