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Discussion on: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?

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I have the exact same """problem""", and the answer for me is in the phrase itself: "Jack of all trades, master of none. Still better than master of one". Working in a field where everything changes really fast, I think that the ability of keep new things on the radar, and learning fast and on demand is a crucial one.
As a bonus, the more you see new things, the more you can come up with new solutions and new ways to approach problems.
I would advocate to only learn something deeply when you are really using it to solve some sort of problem (be it creating an algorithm, creating an mobile app, web app or whatever), cuz that will help to polish the final solution

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Katie Adams Author

Your approach really makes a lot of sense and considers the ""problem"" in a way I hadn't considered before. :) I think it's why being self-employed appeals to me so much. I can learn or as little as is required to make a really good product.