People Who Have “Too Many Interests” Are More Likely To Be Successful According To Research

Michael Simmons
Apr 5, 2018 · 16 min read
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“Jack of all trades, master of none.”

The Era of the Modern Polymath

“The future belongs to the integrators.” — Educator Ernest Boyer

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Why Being A Modern Polymath Is The New Normal

“Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses — especially learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.”

— Leonardo Da Vinci

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Polymath Advantage 1: Creating an atypical combination of two or more skills that you’re merely competent can lead to a world-class skill set.

Polymath Advantage 2: Most creative breakthroughs come via making atypical combinations of skills.

Polymath Advantage 3: It’s easier and faster than ever to become competent in a new skill.

Polymath Advantage 4: It’s easier than ever to pioneer a new field, industry, or skill set.

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Polymath Advantage 5: It future-proofs Your career.

“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.” -Charles Darwin

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Polymath Advantage 6: It sets you up to solve more complex problems.

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Polymath Advantage 7: It helps you stand out and compete in the global economy.

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Bottom Line: Make Yourself Anti-Fragile

How To Become a Modern Polymath

“The greatest scientists are artists as well.” — Einstein

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Accelerated Intelligence

For people who want to find time to learn, learn better…

Michael Simmons

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I teach people to learn HOW to learn / Serial entrepreneur / Bestselling author / Contributor: Time, Fortune, and Harvard Business Review

Accelerated Intelligence

For people who want to find time to learn, learn better, and use their knowledge to boost their income.

Michael Simmons

Written by

I teach people to learn HOW to learn / Serial entrepreneur / Bestselling author / Contributor: Time, Fortune, and Harvard Business Review

Accelerated Intelligence

For people who want to find time to learn, learn better, and use their knowledge to boost their income.

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