Erik Dietrich — Avoiding the Trap of Expert Beginnerism

Erik Dietrich is the author of "The Expert Beginner", which expands on the Dreyfus model of skill acquisition with the addition of the "Expert Beginner", one who stops learning, incorrectly believing they have achieved expert level.

Erik Dietrich is the author of "The Expert Beginner", which expands on the Dreyfus model of skill acquisition with the addition of the "Expert Beginner", one who stops learning, incorrectly believing they have achieved expert level.

We discuss factors that lead to this phenomenon and how to detect it in yourself and overcome the trap if you've fallen victim.  Erik also discusses the types of organizations and management practices that promote this toxic persona.

Resources:
Book: The Expert Beginner
Blog post: How Developers Stop Learning: Rise of the Expert Beginner
Wikipedia: Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition

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Erik Dietrich
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