According to The World Economic Forum’s latest Future of Jobs Report, 75 million current job roles may be replaced by machines and algorithms by next year. Although, the paper also emphasizes how 133 million new jobs with a new required workplace skills-set will likely emerge.
It seems that our generation will have to stand out not only on other professionals but on technology. Current labor markets highlight the importance for humans to lead the response for these necessities.
In this sense, everything seems to predict that distinctly ‘human’ traits and skills will be highly in-demand soon.
But what are the ‘uniquely’ human traits? Which are the abilities that can differentiate us -as humans- and make us competitive while adapting our corporate performance to unpredictable and whimsical labor market movement? What does a human provide that a machine will never do?
Find out my careful selection of 10 QUALITIES AND SKILLS WILL NEED FOR SUCCESS AS A LEADER THIS 2022
➤ THE FOUR C’S
- Complex problem-solving
Having the ability to solve problems and unexpected events has become increasingly important as part of the success of many companies. To this end, setting a forward-looking vision to anticipate and prevent inconveniences that may occur as well as goal-oriented steps will support wise decision-making.
- Communication skills
Providing excellent communication flow to the team and stakeholders is crucial for a leader. For that, exert your social influence to keep the team informed through different vias and maintain them connected to the mission. Interactive communication will also help boost a better understanding more accurately and quickly.
- Creative thinking
New ideas and perspectives will make a positive impact on our leadership standards. Creative thinking involves imagination, innovation, the faculty of thinking outside the box…and most importantly: the promotion of flexible thinking for better response capacity. Today brainstorming building is a corporate superpower.
- Critical Thinking
Entails a good eye for detail, reflection, and ambition for constantly improving. The habit of analyzing every phase of our work will strengthen our self-discipline and self-corrected skills. Both highly useful when leading a team. A critical attitude will also help reach quality patterns that afford each project with the indispensable human factor.
➤ THE FOUR P’S:
Passion could be defined as the motor of the best leaders. It provides a self-motivation engine and extreme energy to accomplish. Being passionate also provides a notable edge to stay one step ahead of the competitors.
- Personal Development
Knowing yourself is essential for developing greatness. A good leader needs to be in high knowledge and connection with oneself. Take your time to identify who you really are, and then you will be ready to spread your uniqueness.
Visualizing the path to achieving a goal as the climb of a ladder in which each action, decision, and obstacle brings us closer to our target will help us remain consistent until we reach the finish line.
Reaping the rewards of some of your work will take time and will require perseverance and determination from you. Many times, in the final test of your belief. Remember that during off-peak periods is even more important to stay focused.
➤ THE ACE IN THE HOLE
Emotional Intelligence + Ethics
People like and feel motivated working around people who understand them, who prove a solid empathy sense. Emotional intelligence implies being able to identify and properly regulate our own emotions, recognize them in others and use these abilities to build healthy relationships.
Developing this kind of intelligence is definitely the ace in your hole to be an outstanding leader who provides just what teams need, at the level needed and when is required.
Similarly, acting under ethical and CSR values will make you a trustworthy executive who provides security to the section and, consequently, any project pushed forward.