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why the specialized generalist is the star of the future

Ever since humans moved out of caves and started settling and building civilizations, more and more professions have evolved to serve the needs created by advancements and aspirations. Did you know that most of the professions we know today are only about a 100 years old?

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Till about the first half of the 20th century, Generalist was King. The person who had the widest range of competencies and most number of skills had the ‘guru’ status. They held all the key positions, they had the respect of the world. They ruled.

 

Then a shift took place.

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