Focusing on core competencies is a must; that is until you feel you have lost an interdependent set of capabilities and competence, which, while not directly related to your focus area, has crippled your capability to experiment and innovate.

But one cannot build a strategy on having all possible skills held closely at any given point in time.


Now more than ever, you need the right balance of what you prioritise and what you allow latitude — to keep some doors open.