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A New Sun Always Rises

March 16, 2017 Silvia Damiano

Technology is inevitably pushing us closer and closer to working with robotic coworkers. How this transition from an all human workforce to a blend of people and machines will proceed is unclear. It is also unclear what impact robotic workers will have in a variety of professions, and many humans are understandably concerned.


If you have been reading some of the articles and predictions around artificial intelligence, or AI, I am sure you are feeling that sense of uncertainty. Are you perhaps wondering what the next step will be for your own job, especially if your profession is on the list of jobs expected to disappear? Have you experienced anxiety or even fear about what the future may hold?

Almost every change that humanity has gone through in history has likely produced fear and anxiety. Big-scale changes such as the Industrial Revolution required a period of adjustment. After a while, things did settle down, and a new sun did rise. The growth mindset was firmly in effect when people were willing to grow and develop and set aside their innate fear of change.

A.I. still cannot compare with human ingenuity

Most experts seem to agree on one particular point regarding changes in the workplace. Jobs that require creative thinking and innovative capabilities are here to stay, and these jobs will continue to grow. Artificial intelligence cannot yet compare to the creativity and innovation that humanity has to offer.

According to the World Economic Forum, creativity is in the top 3 skills needed for success in 2020: 

It is imperative that we start preparing ourselves for the future immediately. Learning to
deal with complexity, being creative, and solving problems or situations that we haven’t encountered before requires brain power and self-knowledge.

Understanding how to optimise brain function, recognising what we can and cannot do, and realising when we need help are crucial in developing the top skills of the future. It is particularly important for those in leadership positions to create environments that support the development of these skills.

In my view, making a list of skills in itself is not sufficient. We also need to ensure that these skills are valued and understand how we can transition from current thinking to the new ideas of the future. At the About my Brain Institute, we are working to create a cutting-edge learning offering dedicated to preparing the generations of tomorrow.

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Leaders interested in the topic of brain-based leadership will now be able to access fantastic and cost-effective programs to develop their own personal leadership. This process is critical if we want to remain ahead of the curve.

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Silvia Damiano

Silvia Damiano

Scientist, educator, author, speaker, coach, award-winning leadership specialist and filmmaker. Silvia is the Founder & CEO of the About my Brain Institute, creator of the i4 Neuroleader Model & Methodology, author of ‘Leadership is Upside Down’ and director of the 2018 documentary ‘Make Me A Leader’.

Silvia is passionate about leaving a legacy of well-rounded leaders who can act and decide in a way that better serves humanity. Her clients include Microsoft, Australian Stock Exchange, NSW Government, VISA, Fuji Xerox and Manpower amongst many other global companies.

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