“Range” by APB’s David Epstein on Bill Gates Must Read List!
20 Jul 2020
A best-selling author on the science of performance, APB speaker David Epstein has examined the world’s most successful athletes, artists, musicians, inventors, forecasters and scientists. His research and writings have caught the eyes of many notable thought leaders, including Bill Gates.
In his latest book, Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World, David shares research on the world’s top performers as he proves that in most fields, generalists have the winning edge. Asserting that failing is the best way to learn and that frequent quitters end up with the most fulfilling careers, Range is on the Top Ten New York Times Bestsellers List, named one of Amazon's best business books of 2019, Inc.’s 2019 Must Read Books for Entrepreneurs and is #2 out of 100 of the Best Social Psychology Books of All Time by BookAuthority. Most recently, the book landed on Bill Gates’ list of must reads!
Epstein brings bold new insights to business, education, technological innovation, healthcare and other industries on the best approach to career development. His conclusion: in most fields, especially those that are complex, unpredictable, and difficult to automate, generalists, not specialists, are primed to excel.