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What is the No. 1 Job Skill Needed For The Smart Machine Age?

Darden professor Ed Hess strikes a contrarian view in this article, for both employers and jobseekers in this “knowledge intensive” hiring environment. “Humility” sounds almost like weakness, until Hess defines what that means: be a better listener, open-minded, with a collaborative mindset. Be someone who suspends beliefs (not values) in exploring Innovation.  How does a person who has become successful under the old rules and the individualistic “look out for me” model suddenly embrace humility?

Is this a foundation principle that would help your current organization, or appeal to the company you hope to join?  Check out the full article here and let us know your thoughts.