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

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Shatakshi Sharma, Co-CEO of Global Governance Initiative and one of LinkedIn’s Top voices, talks about how these 54 skills are going to be of utmost importance for your future professional life. Here’s what she has to say-

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 the detailed 54 skillsets:

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
26. Motivating different personalities
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
41. Achievement orientation
42. Grit and persistence
43. Coping with uncertainty
44. Self-development

D. #Digital:

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 the 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 ✊.

Content credit: LinkedIn user Shatakshi Sharma

SheSight Reporter


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