7 min

In Defense Of Mastery: Driven by FOMO or Fabulosity‪?‬ Good Life Project

    • Self-Improvement

There's been a lot of pushback lately against the idea of mastery, choosing one thing and putting everything you've got into it.
Mastery, it seems, has become almost a dirty word. Why choose just one or two things to master, when your interests span four or five or 10 or 20? Why not just do them all? Isn't that a legitimate way to both feel good and contribute to the world? Isn't being a jack of all trades, master of none the type of person who is most in demand these days anyway?
For some, maybe. But, for many others, not so much. I wonder...
Is the pervasive refusal to say no to many thing and strive for mastery in one more about fabulosity or FOMO?
That's what we're talking about on today's GLP Riff.

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There's been a lot of pushback lately against the idea of mastery, choosing one thing and putting everything you've got into it.
Mastery, it seems, has become almost a dirty word. Why choose just one or two things to master, when your interests span four or five or 10 or 20? Why not just do them all? Isn't that a legitimate way to both feel good and contribute to the world? Isn't being a jack of all trades, master of none the type of person who is most in demand these days anyway?
For some, maybe. But, for many others, not so much. I wonder...
Is the pervasive refusal to say no to many thing and strive for mastery in one more about fabulosity or FOMO?
That's what we're talking about on today's GLP Riff.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

7 min

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