Through all of the school- and job-related decisions I have made in my life, one question always comes to the forefront: Must I choose a specialty? It started when I had to select a college major. Then my first job. Then a master's dissertation topic. And so on.
I've been blessed with both broad interests and competence in many types of skills. Yet I've always felt some envy for what I call the dentist types. They didn't have to choose between art, dance, philosophy, or communic