Concepts that apply to one set of knowledge will often apply to another, seemingly disparate one. Complex systems, when broken down into smaller systems, reveal shared patterns and skills, even for fields as distant as sailing and music. It is this polymathic approach of integrating and synthesizing that spawns creativity and innovation.
A Polymath, or ‘Renaissance Man’, is someone skilled and knowledgeable in a multitude of fields. I write about polymathy, their learning habits, and how to become one.
The STEM/STEAM-learning approach taken by school students today will earn them twice as much as others and they’ll have more jobs to choose from. But how does a capable adult already in the workforce ensure they stay ahead of the field? Here’s how to future-proof your career. By 2031, STEAM-related jobs will have grown by …