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A jack of all trades is a master of leadership. Companies run by generalists innovate more than those run by specialists. Leaders with broad experiences stretch their teams in new directions. #WednesdayWisdom
An interesting topic and great to see Wiley author
quoted in this article about polymaths
In praise of generalists! The hidden benefits of hiring Jacks and Jills of all trades
The benefits of generalists: The danger of over-specialisation, “you become very narrow in your skill set & tribal in your attitude”. As employees dive deeper into a specific area, they lose perspective & find they qualify only for tightly drawn roles.