In this project, I'm researching experts. To be an expert is to be an authority within your field, but it also means that you're more likely to:
But I don't think any of these things are necessary. I think, regardless of the field that you're in, you can develop the depth of knowledge and skill that comes with expertise while maintaining the curiosity and excitement of a beginner.
The Expert Project is a long-term investigation into this topic.
They say that when Archimedes figured out the principle of buoyancy, he ran out of the bath shouting, "Eureka!"
Blake basically did the same thing with The Expert Project, but rather than shouting "Eureka," he jumped out of the shower and shouted, "I need to write about this!"