Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.
He/She has a endless power to improvise with what is to hand.
The more fields of knowledge he/she covers, the greater his/her resources for improvisation.
"Nothing tends to materialise man, and to deprive his work of the faintest trace of mind, more than extreme division of labour."
To come up with new ideas, you need to know things outside your field.
The further afield your knowledge extends, the greater potential you have for innovation.
Over-specialisation in more about defending what one has learnt rather than making new connections.
The initial spurt of learning gives out, and the expert is left to defend his territory.
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