. Deeply frustrated with the stultifying atmosphere so amusingly captured by Dilbert, many talented individuals have fled their institutional homes and struck out on their own. As institutions begin re-forming around the imperative of scalable pull,
we are likely to see a reversal, or at least a leveling off, of this trend towards independent contractors. We believe that, as talent-driven institutions emerge, they will amplify talent development in far more powerful ways than any individuals could accomplish on their own.