Bringing to life seminal research that identifies the characteristics that define expert or elite performers, 5 Steps to Expert is the first to provide a sequential set of deliberate practice steps for all those who aspire to advance from their current competency to the next stage of mastery--and for those who coach and train for higher performance. Noted authority Paul Schempp explores the key traits shared by those at each of the five levels of expertise--beginner, capable, competent, proficient, expert--and lays out a progressive plan for cultivating the skill, knowledge, and experience needed to reach and remain at the top of our game. Dozens of stories of top-of-the-field performers, questionnaires, and assessment tools apply this fresh research and insight into human performance to the everyday workplace. Plus, each chapter offers developmental exercises, key learning preferences, and a practical set of strategies and techniques to help anyone elevate their level of performance toward becoming expert.
The instrument panel in a fighter jet plane is screaming out information, the horizon is a blur, the wingman is occupied, the pilot is busy, the jet is hanging on the edge and there is a mission to be accomplished. What you might ask; does this have to do with the
To begin with, anyone can have a great career. It doesn’t matter what your line of work is. It’s all in how you define “Great Career”. Do you define it as something that brings you a lot of money and power? Of course a livable wage is important, but this is
Organizations of high integrity achieve superior performance because they attract and retain high-quality employees, customers, suppliers and investors. Creating organizations of high integrity takes time and effort. This does not happen automatically, because human beings are not morally perfect. Unethical employees, customers, suppliers and investors can prevent organizations from achieving high
Beginners usually develop a repertoire of professional skills by combining observations of experienced colleagues, personal trial and error experiences.
The principal challenge to attaining expert level performance is to induce stable specific changes that allow the performance to be incrementally improved.
Most people have an opportunity to gain a higher level of expertise in their chosen profession or business level of expertise.
While experts represent only a small percentage of the top performers in every field, everyone can become more expert in what they do.
If you are willing to learn what it takes to become an expert, you will elevate your level of expertise and success.
“Success is a peace of mind, which is a direct result of self satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.”