- Rare Skills
- Bayesian search: A simple rule to find stuff you've lost
- McKinsey: These are the skills you will need for the future of work
- Big Skills
- Chief | Stop Calling Them Soft: Why Today’s Essential Skills Are Anything But
Bayesian search is based on a simple probability rule. It can help you find stuff you've lost, like your phone, wallet — or nuclear submarine.
«The point is that each time you acquire more information, the probability density function changes»
Three rare and powerful skills: 1. Understanding how people justify their beliefs in a way that makes you respect their delusions. A rare and useful skill is understanding that people you find to be…
Jan 25, 2022 SHARE ↓ Scott Adams, the Dilbert creator, says he doesn’t have any extraordinary skills. He’s a pretty good artist. He’s kind of funny, an OK writer, and decent at business. But multiply…
«most incredible things come from compounding, and compounding isn’t intuitive because the incremental inputs are never exciting on their own.»
How we can reframe the “soft skills” label at work so as not to diminish how essential these skills are to the modern workplace.
Research has shown that while the need for manual skills will decline, the demand for technological, social and higher cognitive skills will increase.
«We started from four broad skill categories—cognitive, digital, interpersonal, and self-leadership—then identified 13 separate skill groups belonging to those categories.»
As many as 375 million workers around the world may need to switch occupational categories and learn new skills.
Empathy and creative thinking are valuable skills in the workplace, but they’re hard to teach.
They might be skills, but they’re not soft
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