Generalist or Specialist? Which Should You Strive to Be? feat. Michelle Tillis Lederman | Ep. 169

In this episode, Michelle Tillis Lederman joins Amy for an episode of Career Corner driven by your questions! They discuss being a generalist or a specialist, how to pivot in your career, and more!

Michelle Tillis Lederman is a connection creator, speaker, coach, author, and CEO who inspires organizations and individuals to build real relationships. A multi-bestselling author, Michelle's latest book is called The Connectors Advantage: 7 Mindsets to Grow Your Influence and Impact.

(2:58) “Is it better to be a generalist or a specialist in your field?”

Michelle and Amy discuss the pros and cons of niching down, how to figure out what role would be best for you, and narrowing down who you serve.

(10:15) “What's the best way to talk about the services I offer?”

Michelle breaks down why leading with how you help people can be misleading. Then, she offers better ideas for sharing your value and avoiding what people think you “should” do.

(15:05) “How can I prepare to pivot in my career?”

Michelle and Amy share their ideas for what to do when it's time to pivot in your career, whether it's from an agency to the corporate world, your 9-to-5 to entrepreneurship, or otherwise!

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