Best Advice on Becoming an Expert

Leo Babouta of ZenHabits has a post (written by a guest author) on becoming an expert. He offers subtle and to-the-point advice on becoming an expert:

  • Expertise is relative – become an expert enough to get you going. Realizing this is important as it will help us appropriately set our goals.
  • Learn from Books and Experience – we need both learning and doing. A balance is required.
  • Concentrate on the task at hand – enjoy the present. This keeps coming every now and then.
  • Take feedback – proper constructive. It will show us room for growth.
  • Make mistakes – as it says it very fascinatingly: the more quicker we get comfortable in making mistakes, the more quicker we learn and develop expertise on a subject.
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