The Truth about Specialising

“A jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one.”
Many misquote this common phrase.  The saying actually suggests that having various skillsets could prove more advantageous than being an expert of one.  Individuals begin to specialise too early instead of exploring various opportunities.  We are conditioned at a young age to find our strength and chase it at great lengths.  This inevitably leaves behind many other potential skills.  Verticalization and conformation of society causes us to give up hobbies, interests, or even desires.  Such mentality could prove limiting in the long run.  In actuality, we should be encouraging people to follow all of their dreams, no matter how diverse they are from one another. 
Not convinced? Look at Elon Musk.  Not only is he the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, he also founded Paypal and Neurolink which is a start up aiming to merge human brain activity with artificial intelligence.   This consciously stresses the power of learning about different fields because anything can spark a fire within.  The key to success is consistency, drive, and courage.  Specialisation is not a necessity.  You can carry your focus to contrasting sectors.  
It has been suggested that to master one skill, it takes 10,000 hours. This legitimises the ability of pursuing more than one passion at a time.  However, do not stretch yourself thin.  Be sure to avoid being at risk of not giving your 100% to an activity.  This post is to demonstrate that, more often than not, there is good in dedicating your time to more than one interest if your desire is strong enough. 
You have the ability to turn all your aspirations into reality.  

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