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The Reign of Specialists is Over with David Epstein, Best-Selling Author of Range & The Sports Gene

Growing up, we’re all asked what we want to be when we’re older. Our answer is normally met with an explanation of the years of education and dedication we’ll have to go through to get there. Whether it’s trade school, medical school, a PhD, or apprenticeship, we start to understand that we’ll need years of specialized training to get to where we want to be. But what if that whole way of thinking is wrong? In this episode of Data Radicals, we’re learning to completely shift our approach to the understanding of expertise. Our guest is David Epstein, bestselling author of Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World and The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance. He shares why you should shift your focus from being a specialist to a generalist, and how that can exponentially increase your odds for success. You won’t want to miss it. Listen to the full episode with the links below! 🎧 Data Radicals website: http://www.alation.com/podcast 🎧 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2CerQ5m3iHkvwBatN9k2Jr?si=FmjcV9ZsQzKP1S3CWMK3qg 🎧 Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-reign-of-specialists-is-over-with-david/id1604676234?i=1000548332384 #DataRadicals #Podcasts #DataPodcasts #ListenNow #Alation #DataCulture #SatyenSangani #DataIntelligence #Analytics #DataDriven #DataCatalog #DataGovernance