In this Episode , a roundtable discussion around Davis Epstein’s book, Range: Why generalists triumph in a Specialized world.
0:00:00 – Introduction and welcoming
0:05:58 – General idea of the book and the author
0:09:00 – Author starts with stories of 2 sports superstars —Tiger Woods and Roger Federer—who represent specialization vs range
0:14:32 – Snapshot of Woods and Federer carrers start
0:15:41 – Is Specialization Really Better?
0:28:34 – Fast vs Slow learning
0:49:48 – Q&A and Giveaway
1:08:01 – Did the author explicitly state his message for each story, or linked them back to the central theme ?
1:19:32 – Epstein’s advice: Don’t feel behind and different figures of success
1:46:30 – WrapUp & Goodbye
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