Five important reasons we still need experts.
In a world where such a large spotlight is being put on generalists and their benefits are being so highly celebrated as the new direction for skill-sets, it raises an important question. Can everyone be a generalist or do we still need experts?
The answer is quite simple if you want to grow your business. As the old saying goes, Jack of all trades, master of none. When your company is good at one or two things and then tries to do everything, they are not as good at any of them.
A generalised company will never outperform an expert in any given field. For example, if an investment firm had both brokers who specialise in stocks and brokers who specialise in bonds, those specialists would end up doing much better work because they know their specific area so well.
Conversely, when a company has experts working together, they become greater than the sum of their parts and are able to outperform most businesses in their field.
Here are five very important reasons why an expert is important to running a business in 2022.
1. When things need to be done right you want an expert.
It means you have the expertise and training to do things well. Generalists are often good at many different things, but not really great at anything in particular. A good generalist can be valuable when they’re the right person for the job, but when it’s important that something gets done right, then experts are what you need.
2. Experts can be trusted to do it right.
Experts are more knowledgeable and trustworthy than someone who is just trying to look like an expert. When you have specialisation in one area, it’s easier for people to trust you because you’re not just guessing about what the best thing to do might be. Experts will get results faster! A job or project can take less time when it’s done by somebody who has all the right skills to do it quickly.
3. Experts save you money.
You can save yourself money by getting the expertise you need. For example, if you have a law firm, instead of trying to keep up with every legal issue for your clients, you should hire attorneys that specialise in different areas like immigration or bankruptcy law. Hiring experts will free up your time so that you can focus on what matters most to your business and make sure it is running smoothly. Experts also provide quality work because they’re passionate about their field. When people are passionate about their work, they’re more likely to produce high-quality output.
4. Contracting experts allows you to have an amazing
team at your fingertips.
Experts allow you to have a bigger pool or resources at your disposal. You are able to utilise the skills and knowledge of experts who know their field inside and out and are masters at what they do. The best part is, you don’t have to have them on the payroll. You get all the benefits to have them on call and on top of your needs, without the cost of having to have them in-house.
5. Experts save you time.
Using experts save you time because they are already aware of what has worked and hasn’t worked in the past. They are up to date with their skill sets and knowledge, aware of the latest trends and techniques. As an example, an IT company will be up to date on all the latest software, technology and threats and what needs to be done to ensure your business is running smoothly, growing effectively and simply put will be able to get the job done.
So what’s better than an expert? That would be a group of experts.
Section Group has the best of both worlds. Covering multiple aspects of IT, web and digital services, but by having specialised experts running each department, you get all the benefits of experts, while working across complimentary fields and disciplines like IT, data management, cyber security, web design, digital marketing and VOiP services to help you work smarter and help your burins grow.
This move has been on the cards for a while and we couldn’t be prouder of our team for what they have helped build and the way they look after our clients.