Mastery : Five Keys

 “There are some skills you can learn on your own, and some you can try to learn, but if you intend to take journey of mastery, the best thing you can do is to arrange for the first-rate instruction. The self-taught person is on chancy path. There are advantages: you enjoy the license of not knowing what can’t be done; you might wander into fertile territory previously ruled out by mainline explorers. Some of those who have taught themselves- Edison for one, Buckminster Fuller for another-have made it work. Most, however, have spent their lives reinventing the wheel, then refusing to concede that it’s out of round…”

“Mastery”  by George Leonard