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How to build general skills

How to build general skills

General skills not only help you with a narrow problem but can be used repeatedly to solve other problems.

But building general skills can be challenging because it is built from many specific ones. If you're prepared to do the work, you can find better ways to learn that can make breadth possible.

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  • Breadth comes from specificity. General skills are built from large libraries of specific knowledge.

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