Avoid being the most talented person in the room

While arguing that You are the sum of the things you let into your lifeYou are the sum of the things you let into your life
We still need tons of empirical backing here

This observation is obvious (insert stuff on the nature vs nurture debate here), but we need to remind ourselves of this fact when choosing the influen...
, Austin Kleon draws a logical conclusion in Book - Steal like an artist.. 10 things nobody told you about being creativeBook - Steal like an artist.. 10 things nobody told you about being creative

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author: Austin Kleon
title: Steal like an artist: 10 things nobody told you about being creative



: If you want to get better, surround yourself with people that are better.

Or as Harold Ramis puts it: Find the most talented person in the room, and if it’s not you, go stand next to him. Hang out with him. Try to be helpful.

Kleon adds: If you ever find that you’re the most talented person in the room, you need to find another room.

Growth mindset vs fixed mindset by carol dweck fits here some thoughts about a real life elo system do also fit here