Name of book: Mastery
Year of publication: December 2012
Author Name: Robert Greene
The value of apprenticeship: Many entrepreneurs claim that if they do, they will be able to master. However, Mastery proves that this is a completely wrong thought. Instead of wasting your time on these unreal thoughts, you can actually get to work and get the most needed skills.
You must make learning a priority above everything else. It will lead you to the right choices. You will choose the door that will give you opportunities, especially real-world jobs. You will choose where there are teachers who can motivate and guide you.
A job with an average salary, which gets extra value from practicing with useful life skills. If your studies take up most of your time, you’ll choose where to pay you with bills and hope that it will help clear your mind, but also leave you with time and space. God to do the work of creating your own value.
You should never underestimate an unpaid apprentice. In fact, it is often a measure of intelligence to find the perfect teachers and help you like a free assistant. Finally, by determining the value of learning above all else, you can expand your creativity, and success will soon come to you.
In addition, you need to acknowledge to yourself: Mastery is a process. This is very important, it helps you, especially entrepreneurs, from the obsession with instant success, or failure.
About the author Robert Greene:
Robert Greene was born on May 14, 1959, in a Jewish family in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a renowned author for works on strategy, strength, and charm.
Before becoming an author, Greene estimated he had done about 80 jobs ranging from construction workers to interpreters, magazine editors, and even writers of Hollywood movies.
In 1995, Greene worked at Fabrica, an art and media school in Italy. There, he knew a book packager named Joost Elffers. Greene wrote a book on power for Elffers, which is also the premise for the work48 Key Principles of his most famous power later. Greene sees this as an important turning point in his life.
Some of Greene’s good works are 48 Key Principles of Power (1998), Seductive Art (2001), 33 War Strategies (2006) and Principle 50 – Fearless (written with 50Cent) (2009).