Expert

Expert: Understanding the Path to Mastery

Non-Fiction, Languages & Reference, Dictionaries & Reference, Popular Science
Paperback Published on: 26/08/2021
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Synopsis

'Roger Kneebone is a legend' Mark Miodownik, author of Stuff Matters'Fascinating and inspiring' Financial Times'The pandemic has made the necessity of relying on experts evident to all . . . this is a rich exploration of lifelong learning' GuardianWhat could a lacemaker have in common with vascular surgeons? A Savile Row tailor with molecular scientists? A fighter pilot with jazz musicians? At first glance, very little. But Roger Kneebone is the expert on experts, having spent a lifetime finding the connections.In Expert, he combines his own experiences as a doctor with insights from extraordinary people and cutting-edge research to map out the path we're all following - from 'doing time' as an Apprentice, to developing your 'voice' and taking on responsibility as a Journeyman, to finally becoming a Master and passing on your skills. As Kneebone shows, although each outcome is different, the journey is always the same. Whether you're developing a new career, studying a language, learning a musical instrument or simply becoming the person you want to be, this ground-breaking book reveals the path to mastery.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241392058
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Weight: 245g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm

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