"Range: How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World (PB) - B-format" by David Epstein is a book that will change your perception of gaining success.
People might have told you that to speziale in any skill you will have to start early and practice intensively. Many experts agree with this. But looking at our world’s top performers from top athletes to musicians, scientists and inventors the case is different.
In his study, David Epstein shows that the “10.000 hour rule” and similar beliefs are completely wrong. Generalists - rather than specialists - have a greater chance of excelling. Generalists focus on multiple interests instead of focusing on one. In general, they are more creative, innovative and more able to make abstract connections.
With “Range: How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World (PB) - B-format" David Epstein shows that you could be one of the most successful people in your field - even if you find your path late. David Epstein also teaches us why young “quitters” often end up with very successful careers.
Range: How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World (PB) - B-format" is an advice to think creatively, embrace diverse experiences and try different paths rather than focusing on one skill.