Voice interfaces. Self-driving vehicles. Digital currencies. Cybersecurity.
The future will increasingly be about new methods of individualized learning. It will be important to learn how to learn. It will be important to be adaptive. These are the skills that will be most useful—and most prized by employers—in the workplace of tomorrow. Work will be far more about intelligence (the ability to apply novel thinking to never-before-seen challenges) and less about smarts (the ability to memorize, retain and apply information)."
—Jared Weiner, executive vice president and chief strategy officer, Future Hunters, a leading futurist consulting firm