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Rookie Smarts - Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work by Liz Wiseman

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CHAPTER 3

HUNTER-GATHERERS: FINDING EXPERTISE

                  If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager to search.

—SIR IAN TEMPLETON

The Theater Pub in San Francisco is one of those local indie theaters where the players act, not in hopes of being discovered, but for the pure love of the craft. When the actors are paid, it is just enough to cover gas and drinks after the performance. Still, these actors come together for a fortnight to create something brilliant and then disband, each to find another project, and build new chemistry with a new troupe.

Among the company is Jan Marsh, a passionate actress and single mother, who exudes warmth, charisma, and intelligence both onstage and off. Actress by night, ...

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