How passion projects contribute to work success: Staying curious and practicing the learning process

The world and workplace are changing fast, and there’s a lot of uncertainty over what that will mean for the future of work. So how do you prepare for an uncertain future? We think that lifelong learning is key.

When asked what skills are most important to future success, most employees list a mixture of technical skills and soft skills. For instance, 85% of people said a detailed understanding of how to use a computer was “extremely” or “very” important, but 85% of people also said the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and strong writing and communication skills were “extremely” or “very” important.

It’s not just employees who recognize the value of soft skills – 77% of CEOs say they struggle to find the creativity and innovation they need on their teams, and specifically list skills like adaptability, problem-solving, creativity, and leadership as being important in new hires.

But what does it look like to learn those skills?

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