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The Age of the Generalist – Vindication (Finally) From #HBR

June 12, 2012

Great article from the Harvard Business Review about how the age of the specialist may be waning, in favor of Renaissance people like myself:

http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/06/all_hail_the_generalist.html?cm_mmc=email-_-newsletter-_-weekly_hotlist-_-hotlist061112&referral=00202&utm_source=newsletter_weekly_hotlist&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=hotlist061112

I have always thought that given the pace of technology, people who are investing in a particular specialization are rolling the dice on becoming specialists in a piece of business history. In marketing, the underlying skills – creating clear, credible, persuasive communications – are the same, but the tools and tactics change almost every day.

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