Contrary to what we are told and have been told countless times, the key to success might not only to be deeply specialized but to also be flexible and adapt to the unexpected and uncertain, trusting an array of skills picked up from all sort of experiences.
The future might belong to the age old “Renaissance (wo)man”.
What do you think of this? Have you seen it happening around you or to you?
Harvard lecturer: 'No specific skill will get you ahead in the future'—but this 'way of thinking' will’
“Breadth of perspective and the ability to connect the proverbial dots (the domain of generalists) is likely to be as important as depth of expertise and the ability to generate dots (the domain of specialists).“
#multitalented #multiskills #flexibility #Generalist #specialism #BeOpen