According to the World Economic Forum, analytical, creative thinking and complex problem solving, are key skills for now and over the next few years.
The pace of change, particularly around working lives, requires a workforce that can remain flexible, think creatively and make effective choices. Understating how the brain might actually get in the way of these skills and having a kitbag of strategies to boost thinking power, may be more important than experience. Knowing how we have done things in the past will not be as useful as coming up with ideas on how to do things differently.
“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein