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Mastery by Robert Greene

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“Mastery” is a book written by Robert Greene and published in 2012. Robert Greene is a well-known author and speaker, best known for his books on strategy, power, and human behavior, including titles like “The 48 Laws of Power” and “The Art of Seduction.” In “Mastery,” Greene explores the concept of achieving mastery in various fields and endeavors.

The central theme of the book is the idea that mastery in any field is attainable through a dedicated and deliberate process. Greene draws on historical and contemporary examples of individuals who have achieved extraordinary levels of expertise in their respective domains, from artists and scientists to entrepreneurs and athletes.

Key ideas and principles explored in “Mastery” include:

  1. Apprenticeship: Greene emphasizes the importance of learning from mentors and masters in your chosen field. He argues that this apprenticeship phase is crucial for acquiring the necessary skills and knowledge to excel.
  2. The Five Keys to Mastery: Greene outlines a set of five essential elements for achieving mastery:
    • Discover Your Calling: Find your true passion and purpose.
    • Submit to Reality: Embrace the reality of your field and the challenges it presents.
    • Absorb the Master’s Power: Learn from the best and seek out mentors.
    • See People’s Hidden Motives: Develop social intelligence and understand the motivations of those around you.
    • Awaken the Dimensional Mind: Cultivate creativity and think beyond conventional boundaries.
  3. The 10,000-Hour Rule: Greene discusses the popular concept of the 10,000-hour rule, which suggests that it takes approximately 10,000 hours of focused practice to achieve mastery in a particular field. He explores this idea in the context of deliberate practice and the accumulation of expertise.
  4. Resilience and Persistence: The book emphasizes the importance of resilience and a relentless pursuit of mastery, even in the face of setbacks and obstacles.

Throughout the book, Greene provides historical anecdotes and biographical profiles of individuals who exemplify the principles of mastery. He also offers practical advice and strategies for readers to apply in their own journeys toward mastery.

“Mastery” is not only a self-help book but also a guide for individuals who aspire to excel in their chosen fields and unleash their full potential. It encourages readers to embrace their passions, seek mentors, and commit to a lifelong path of continuous learning and improvement.

14 reviews for Mastery by Robert Greene

  1. Sabhadiya Bhartiben (Verified Purchase)

    It’s one of the most amazing book I have ever read and that made me grow in professional spaces. It’s like my holy book which I read everyday till I ingrain everything in my personality.

  2. Praveen T.V (Verified Purchase)

    Would recommend to anyone who looks to enhance social skills along with technical skills. Draws from a variety of examples with interesting insights. Some part of it is repetitive but not a problem for an open minded reader.

  3. Zahir Alam (Verified Purchase)

    This is a book which analyzes and tell that genius is not in born and neither it is miracle. A person willing to spend his time on his art will achieve the excellence in his field. This book describes the process to do that.

  4. Beena Bediya (Verified Purchase)

    A must read!!! Thanks to technology we are engaged in the world of instant gratification. This book will unravel you the secrets to achieve mastery in any field. Chase excellence and success will follow you anyway!!!!!

  5. Naresh Kumar (Verified Purchase)

    This book is exceptionally good for understanding the path of mastery, i.e., how to be a master of life and gain respect. This book gives step by step process to achieve mastery, also gives a quite logical explanation of these processes. The book is loaded with tons of historical examples which helps to understand the content much more clearly.

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