Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Friedman on Skills

Digging through the inbox this morning and found a list of skill sets New York Times writer Thomas Friedman referenced at this year's NASSP Convention in Las Vegas. Friedman is, of course, the author of the popular book, "The World is Flat." Might make good fodder for remarks at graduations later this spring...

9 Skill Sets for Jobs that Can’t be Outsourced

1. Be great collaborators

2. Be great synthesizers

3. Be great leveragers

4. Be great explainers

5. Be great adaptors

6. Do anything green (environmental)

7. Be great calculators

8. Be great localizers

9. Be passionate personalizers

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