• I can’t say I agree with everything above, but I’m sure each industry is different.

    What I do think is very insightful is #2.  In my case, I had a computer engineering degree but all of my peers had electrical engineering degrees.  This gave me an accidental advantage because my knowledge was unique and valued, where as their knowledge was a dime a dozen.  If I needed help in areas they knew – I could go ask about a dozen smart guys, but if they needed help in an area of my expertise – they had to come to me.

    Cool graphic, by the way.

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