Guess who create the storyboards that organizations act out? Why the generalists, of course!
Here is a pitch by Reuven Gorsht on the importance of new generalists to organizations that need to connect the dots in order to solve problems. This 43 slide presentation – The Rise of the Generalist – is both informative and an easy read.
If you are interested in better appreciating the importance of generalists, see also my 2013 post on the overview effect – Stepping Back to Move Forward. You can also click on the link (Overview by Planetary Collective) for this fascinating 19-minutes video that explains the Overview Effect in greater detail.