Range How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

Auteur: David Epstein
Taal: Engels
Range
Auteur: David Epstein
Uitgever: MacMillan
  • Engels
  • Paperback
  • 9781509843503
  • Druk: Paperback
  • mei 2019
  • 352 pagina's
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David Epstein

David Epstein is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Sports Gene. He has a master's degree in environmental science and has worked as an investigative reporter for ProPublica and a senior writer for Sports Illustrated. He lives in Washington, DC.

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Range is the groundbreaking and exhilarating exploration into how to be successful in the twenty-first century. Through fascinating stories and vividly explained research, David Epstein demonstrates why, as the world has got increasingly complex, developing range can help us excel.

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Masterful. Perfect holiday reading -- Dr Adam Rutherford Anyone contemplating a change of career late in life will find Range immensely reassuring. If you calculate that you don't have 10,000 hours left in which you can reasonably practice, you can use your range to connect ideas and use your varied experience. * Daniel Finkelstein, The Times * A clear and unfussy writer . . . this book is likely to resonate strongly with most teachers -- tes.com As David Epstein shows us, cultivating range prepares us for the wickedly unanticipated . . . a well-supported and smoothly written case on behalf of breadth and late starts * Wall Street Journal * Range is a convincing, engaging survey of research and anecdotes that confirm a thoughtful, collaborative world is also a better and more innovative one -- NPR.org An assiduously researched and accessible argument for being a jack of all trades -- O Magazine, Best Nonfiction Books Coming in 2019 A fresh, brisk look at creativity, learning, and the meaning of achievement * Kirkus Reviews * One of the most thought-provoking and enlightening books I've read -- Maria Konnikova, poker player and author of The Confidence Game Range elevates Epstein to one of the very best science writers at work today. The scope of the book-and the implications-are breathtaking -- Sebastian Junger, filmmaker and author of The Perfect Storm The storytelling is so dramatic, the wielding of data so deft and the lessons so strikingly framed ...[it's] a pleasure to read . . . Range offers such a wealth of thought-provoking material * New York Times Books Review * I want to give Range to . . . everyone who wants humans to thrive in an age of robots. Range is full of surprises and hope, a 21st century survival guide -- Amanda Ripley, author of The Smartest Kids in the World. Brilliant, timely, and utterly impossible to put down. If you care about improving skill, innovation, and performance, you need to read this book -- Daniel Coyle, author of The Talent Code A goldmine of surprising insights. Makes you smarter with every page -- James Clear, New York Times bestselling author of Atomic Habits Extraordinary * Guardian * A captivating read that will leave you questioning the next steps in your career-and the way you raise your children -- Adam Grant, author of Originals and co-author of Option B An urgent and important book, an essential read for bosses, parents, coaches, and anyone who cares about improving performance -- Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and To Sell is Human It's a joy to spend hours in the company of a writer as gifted as David Epstein. And the joy is all the greater when that writer shares so much crucial and revelatory information about performance, success, and education -- Susan Cain, author of Quiet Fabulous . . . If you are interested in champions' journeys, this is for you -- Judy Murray on Twitter David Epstein manages to make me thoroughly enjoy the experience of being told that everything I thought about something was wrong. I loved Range -- Malcolm Gladwell, author of Outliers

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David Epstein
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How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
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