How To Build Expertise While Learning

How do you develop “expertise”? Do you have to put in the 10,000 hours to master something? How do you overcome imposter syndrome? Why do creatives need to read more?

In this montage video, Chris Do shares his thoughts on expertise. Chris discusses why you need to read more, share what you know, and then to constantly reevaluate yourself by challenging what you know.

You’ll never know it all. So it’s better to learn, adapt, and bring others along the journey with you. Seek knowledge. Share generously. And do it all over again.

Booklist here:
• Rework
• Win Without Pitching Manifesto
• The Brand Gap
• Show Your Work
• 7 Strategies for Wealth and Happiness

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Host– Chris Do
Content Director– Matthew Encina
Cinematography– Aaron Szekely, Mark Contreras, Ricky Lucas
Live Editor– Jona Garcia
Editor– Alec Miller w/ Jayden Nguyen
Social Team: Elle Money, Alex Burlui
Futur Theme Music – Adam Sanborne
Typefaces: Futura, DIN, Helvetica Now, Calibre, Knockout, Champion Gothic
Futur theme song— Adam Sanborne


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