Future Skills: The 20 Skills and Competencies Everyone Needs to Succeed in a Digital World

  • 3h 58m
  • Bernard Marr
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2022

The Brand NEW Book from Bernard Marr, bestselling author behind Business Trends in Practice - Winner of Business Book of the Year 2022.

Future-proof yourself and develop critical skills for the digital future

The working world has changed dramatically in the last twenty years and it's going to continue to transform at an even faster pace. How can the average professional stay afloat in an ocean of constant change and technological revolution?

In Future Skills: The 20 Skills and Competencies Everyone Needs to Succeed in a Digital World bestselling author and futurist Bernard Marr delivers an engaging and insightful discussion of how you can prepare yourself for the digital future of work. You'll learn which skills will be in the highest demand, why they'll command a premium price, and how to develop them. You'll also find:

  • Strategies for improving human-centered skills, like teamwork and collaboration
  • Straightforward explanations of digital skills, like data literacy and cyber-threat awareness
  • Ways to make yourself an indispensable component of future firms, and practical tips for continuous improvement

A can't-miss book for every working professional seeking not just to survive – but to thrive – in the coming years, Future Skills belongs in the libraries of company leaders, managers, human resources professionals, educators, and anyone else with an interest in the future of work and how humanity fits within it.

About the Author

BERNARD MARR is an internationally bestselling author, keynote speaker, and strategic advisor to some of the world’s most influential companies and governments. He is an expert on topics as varied as future trends, business skills, artificial intelligence, big data, and blockchain. He has a regular column in Forbes and is the CEO of Bernard Marr & Co.

In this Book

  • Introduction—Preparing for a New World of Work
  • Digital Literacy
  • Data Literacy
  • Technical Skills
  • Digital Threat Awareness
  • Critical Thinking
  • Judgment and Complex Decision-Making
  • Emotional Intelligence and Empathy
  • Creativity
  • Collaboration and Working in Teams
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Working in Gigs
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Cultural Intelligence and Diversity Consciousness
  • Ethical Awareness
  • Leadership Skills
  • Brand of “You” and Networking
  • Time Management
  • Curiosity and Continual Learning
  • Embracing and Celebrating Change
  • Looking After Yourself
  • Final Words