The future requires an emotionally intelligent workforce
We are in the Knowledge Era where technology is fast and furiously changing the world. What is so fascinating is that research shows that with these changes comes the need for highly emotionally intelligent, collaborative, and creative people to navigate successfully within organizations and businesses.
We know from research that the top ten skills needed for successful teams all have to do with personal growth. Additionally, an IBM study reported that an estimated 120 million workers worldwide will need to be retrained as a result of AI and automation in the next three years and executives named adaptability, time management, and collaboration as some of the most important skills to hire for in today’s workforce.
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