Is it possible to become an expert by reading 3 books?
Find out why I think it’s happening in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion space.
Here are some key messages from this episode:
- Why expertise is but it’s nature exclusive
- How to become a 3 Book Diversity Expert
- Why I have mixed feelings about 3 Book experts
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Here are some key takeaways from this episode:
1/3 of people I asked thought it was possible to be an expert by reading 3 books
“In a 21st century media driven context it’s possible for people to become experts by reading 3 books. Maybe the poll was right ”
Experts in the Diversity and Inclusion space are following this model
“I think people are becoming Diversity experts by reading 3 books. Maybe it’s 5 books, maybe it’s 10 books. My point is.. it’s a light touch”
Expertise indicates inequality in more ways than you think
““Expert” in this context means being a few steps ahead of the audience. Sometimes that’s ok”
Here are some resources so you can go deeper:
Have you ever heard of The 3 Books Rule?
The 3 Book Rule to Become An Expert
Check out these related episodes of the show:
5 Types of Diversity Expert You Need To Understand
The Proxy Problem of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Why Relying On Credibility Indicators is an Inclusion Mistake
Whenever you’re ready, there are a few ways I can support your Inclusion Journey:
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