Quiz: Are you future proof?

Quiz: Are you future proof?

Technology advances changes everything from our daily lives to the way we work. The traditional method of how we work is soon becoming obsolete. Is your job falling victim to the new wave of changes and challenges? Or are you future proof? Find out how future proof you are by answering the 6 simple questions below!

I embrace changes.
A. Hardly ever
B. Half of the time
C. Most of the time

I do completely different things every day.
A. Hardly ever
B. Half of the time
C. Most of the time

My work is all about building relationships with people.
A. Hardly ever
B. Half of the time
C. Most of the time

My work is all about using my creativity and imagination.
A. Hardly ever
B. Half of the time
C. Most of the time

I spend most of my time getting other people to do things.
A. Hardly ever
B. Half of the time
C. Most of the time

Most of my work is developing creative ideas that solve problems.
A. Hardly ever
B. Half of the time
C. Most of the time

Results

If you have ‘A’ for most of the statements, you are at a risk. You have excelled at routine tasks and clearly defined roles and responsibilities. Being flexible and the ability to learn new things are the way to go to being Future Proof.  

If you scored mostly Bs, you are considered low risk. You are secured and valued at what you do. But your security maybe replaced by the speed of the dramatic change. Take this moment to reflect and consider what are your key attributes and skills.

If you struck ‘C’ for most of the statements, you are considered future proof. Your skills and attributes are valued in the changing world. But the world is changing more rapidly with intense competition. Upgrade your knowledge and continue to be open to new ways of doing things. 

Conclusion

So when do we know how to prevent ourselves from becoming obsolete? To become competitive in today’s changing world, we should learn to practice self-awareness. Being aware of the constant technology evolution and keeping up with the knowledge. Take a moment to reflect on your key skills and talents to ensure that you are future proof.

  

BY FRANK KUIJSTERS

Director – Digne Consult Asia Pacific



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