The 10 Skills to Learn to Shine in the Future

Here’s what you’ll need to thrive as a designer in 2025

Rick Veronese
Feb 12, 2019 · 11 min read

What would you do if you won the lottery tomorrow?

The 6 drivers of change

The 10 skills for the future

#1: Sense-making

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Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash

#2: Social Intelligence

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Photo by Helena Lopes on Unsplash

#3: Novel & Adaptive thinking

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Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash

#4: Cross-cultural competency

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Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash

#5: Computational thinking

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Photo by NESA by Makers on Unsplash

#6: New-media literacy

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Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash

#7: Transdisciplinarity

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Photo credit: futurice.com

#8: Design mindset

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Photo by William Iven on Unsplash

#9: Cognitive load management

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Photo credit: thetechnews.com

#10: Virtual collaboration

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Photo credit: milesweb.in

Conclusion

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