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It depends on what you want out of your career, and what field of study you are going to become a practitioner in. In general, specialists have deep knowledge of something. I leverage specialists on projects because of their deep expertise in their field, and quick work on action items. People with broad experience tend to be the generalists – constantly orchestrating their thoughts around growth, optimization, leadership, or design – in a big-picture sort of way. In many companies, generalists are also the strategists, so keep this in mind as you consider your career choices.

To get things done requires people with both deep skills (the specialists) and broad experience (the generalists), so it’s a matter of determining where your passion is. Just keep in mind that as times and technology change, you must evolve regardless of which path you choose.


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