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Polymaths

Polymaths

A Polymath is defined as one who is specialized in at least two unrelated fields or domains while having a passive interest in other domains too. They are individualists that hold a holistic view of the world.

Polymaths have an interest in many different phenomena and are curious and adventurous by nature, looking to experience and uncover new facts.

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Polymathy leads to creativity, as one domain can inspire something new in a different domain.

The idea of "A jack of all trades, master of none" falls flat when we study the polymath.

What we can learn from polymaths: we can be better and more productive at our jobs if we keep switching between different skills or subjects, changing our environment, the company we keep and our interests. This is also an excellent tool to solve problems.

When polymaths become interested in something, they don't care which domain or sphere it leads them. Some qualities of a Polymath person:

Genetic and environmental factors, along with curiosity and self-awareness, make polymaths complex personalities.

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