In today’s article, I want to get into the subject of going deep and narrow versus going broad and shallow. Some advice suggests we should diversify, be skilled in many areas – broad and shallow in other words.
Is it that there is too much data vying for our attention or is it perhaps that there’s too much of our attention competing for all that data? It’s an interesting consideration because you see, popular commentary will lead us to believe that everything out there is the problem.
In today’s episode, I’m discussing two books, the first one is called Flow, by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and is an exploration into what makes us happy, and the second, The Road to Excellence; The Acquisition of Expert Performance. Listen to the full episode on The Daily Larb Podcast.