In his new book, Master of None, Cliff turns expertise on its head with stories and lessons that illustrate a path to greater success and fulfillment need not follow conventional wisdom. By becoming more versatile versus overinvesting in expertise, anyone can succeed and become more open to opportunities in life. To do so, he provides three basic rules:
1. Don’t plan, EXPLORE
2. Don’t specialize, GENERALIZE
3. Don’t keep your head down, TURN IT UP TOWARD OPPORTUNITY
Focusing too narrowly comes with its own risks—perhaps even more in today’s technology-driven environment. As the world constantly changes the nature of work and the skills required to do it, the following are emerging concepts for businesses and professionals to consider on their path to success.