Have a broad-and-balanced education. That's the key to handle both social and technical skills.
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Author David Epstein argues that modern work demands a higher level of movement between different concepts and that “mental meandering and personal experimentation are sources of power.”
If you want to achieve more as an entrepreneur, you must regularly expose yourself to new ideas across multiple categories.
In a world dominated by experts, successful businesses need generalists. A flexible and curious mind goes a long way in overcoming challenges and seeing things through to the finish line. That’s because generalists know how to seek, absorb and capitalize on learning new information, constantly.
In the circle of influence, everything you do is going to influence those close to you. At the same time, everything that people in your circle of influence do can affect you.
While collaborating with others is essential in a creative process, exceptional creativity needs solitude. Interacting and brainstorming in a group is not as deep creatively as shutting down the world and being completely alone with your own craft. Creative people generally tend to be introverts.
The best creative minds like Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein remain flexible and spend a lot of quality time in solitude, while also valuing the ideas from other sources.