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Letes artists musicians inventors forecasters and scientists He discovered that in most fields especially those that are complex and unpredictable generalists not specialists are primed to excel Generalists often find their path late and they juggle many interests rather than focusing on one They're also creative agile and able to make connections their specialized peers can't spy from deep in their hyperfocused trenches As experts silo themselves further while computers master of the skills once reserved for highly focused humans people who think broadly and embrace diverse experiences and perspectives will increasingly thriveOur ob. Do I think it s a five star book It s very hard for me to say as I wrote the thing By the time I m done working on a book I have such a strong insider view of the project that it s difficult to be objective I will say this I worked extremely hard on it and as a writer researcher and reader I found it to be much interesting than my first book Most readers enjoyed that first book at least according to Goodreads ratings so I hope most readers will as I have enjoy this one even The Wiley Handbook of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, 2 Volume Set (Wiley Clinical Psychology Handbooks) scientists He discovered that in most fields especially those that are complex and unpredictable generalists not The Apple Bandit (Nancy Drew: Notebooks, specialists are primed to excel Generalists often find their path late and they juggle many interests rather than focusing on one They're also creative agile and able to make connections their Incubus specialized peers can't The Sharpe Companion The Early Years spy from deep in their hyperfocused trenches As experts Tantra y salchicha. La vía sabrosa al sexo sagrado silo themselves further while computers master of the Textbook of Clinical Hemodynamics skills once reserved for highly focused humans people who think broadly and embrace diverse experiences and perspectives will increasingly thriveOur ob. Do I think it Down and Out in Paris and London star book It PHP Pocket Reference such a Winds of Enchantment say this I worked extremely hard on it and as a writer researcher and reader I found it to be much interesting than my first book Most readers enjoyed that first book at least according to Goodreads ratings The Odds Against so I hope most readers will as I have enjoy this one even

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Range Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

What's the most effective path to success in any domain It's not what you thinkPlenty of experts argue that anyone who wants to develop a skill play an instrument or lead their field should start early focus intensely and rack up as many hours of deliberate practice as possible If you dabble or delay you'll never catch up to the people who got a head start But if you take a closer look at the world's top performers from professional athletes to Nobel laureates you'll find that early specialization is the exception not the ruleDavid Epstein author of the New York Times bestseller The Sports Gene studied the world's most successful ath. Disclosure I won this pre release copy in a drawing from the publisherThe book wasn t badly written but for me it was something of a slog I ve enjoyed similar books in this genre the sort of pop psychology self help mashup including books like Willpower BaumeisterTierney The Upside of Down McArdle The Power of Habit Duhigg among others There was nothing distracting in the style of Range that failed to work for me But the presentation often left me wanting arguing in my head against the point the author was maki

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Session with getting a head start is understandable; early specialization feels efficient But Epstein marshals an enormous body of scientific research to argue that we should all actively cultivate inefficiency Failing a test is the best way to learn Freuent uitters end up with the most fulfilling careers The most impactful inventors cross domains rather than deepening their knowledge in a single area Provocative rigorous and engrossing Range explains how to maintain the benefits of breadth diverse experience interdisciplinary thinking and delayed concentration in a world that increasingly incentivizes even demands hyperspecializatio. In a lot of ways this book is a vindication of everything I hold dearWhy Well granted it IS a vindication of a mindset that rebels against going down any single rabbit hole to the exclusion of everything else in this life which is basically another way of saying that specialists are generally unable to see beyond their own field Being widely read having wide experiences and knowing a ton of different fields lends the person in uestion a much greater chance to make creative connections that most others will missT


10 thoughts on “Range Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

  1. says:

    Disclosure I won this pre release copy in a drawing from the publisherThe book wasn't badly written but for me it was something of a slog I've enjoyed similar books in this genre the sort of pop psychology self help mashup including

  2. says:

    I’ve staked my entire adult life on following the generalist’s path instead of the specialist’s so I hoped this book would answer my basic uestions What about the role Neuroplasticity plays with keeping th

  3. says:

    This book looks at how an emphasis on specialization can actually hamper our ability to really excel at something It aligns with what I try to do when I am coaching in my stories and what we’re doing with Mamba Sports Academy—create all around athletes who can think critically and make assessments in real time to enhance their play rather than rely only on a narrow set of skills

  4. says:

    “Compare yourself to yourself yesterday not to younger people who aren’t you”An incredibly slow read for me but I enjoyed it a lot and felt like I was on information overload after finishing each chapter Who knew that so many case studie

  5. says:

    Do I think it's a five star book? It's very hard for me to say as I wrote the thing By the time I'm done working on a book

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    The story of the new US Open golf winner illustrates part of the thesis of this book A range of experience is sometimes better than over specialization In the book Roger Federer is another examplehttpswwwnytimescom20190617spThis passage describes a key finding that is central to the bookJames Flynn is a professor of political stud

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    In a lot of ways this book is a vindication of everything I hold dearWhy? Well granted it IS a vindication of a mindset th

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    This book is a useful mythbuster grit 10000 hours deliberate practice tiger moms this book says forget all of that sort of Try lots of things read broadly and fail lots of times I agree with this formula for success Specialization is boring I think there is something to being obsessive once you are in the right track Once you figure out the project or sport you need to focus This doesn't go against the thesis o

  9. says:

    Now THIS is how you write a compelling non fiction book This has catapulted itself on my must have shelf after the introduction aloneThe topic is nothing new specialized thinking vs broad thinking We have it in evolution in Darwin

  10. says:

    As a believer in Charlotte Mason's generous feast I knew the minute I heard about this book that I had to read it It did start slow but this book snowballed itself through my mind gathering momentum during a lon

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