Leave it to the experts

We’re all created equal but we’re not all experts. Experts are the hedgehogs, the servants; they do one thing well. They’re indispensable like doctors. Yet, the internet came along and unleashed a free for all of know-it-alls. Our friends and family members, even ourselves, opine on subjects where we have voice but no mastery, not […]

To Be a Generalist

Generalists know a little bit of something about everything. They are curious and use their vast references to combine ideas. Generalists make good cratediggers. But when it comes to goal-setting, generalists tend to be depressed. They struggle to specify exactly what they want and instead opt for the abstract. Meanwhile, specialists excel at doing one […]