Why expertise theory of effectuation (and entrepreneurship) is flawed?

This is an updated version of my previous blog post that explored the flaws of effectuation. The series has two more posts which you can read here and here . The empirical evidence for effectuation came from the study of expert entrepreneurs conducted by Saraswathy. She contrasts her study on entrepreneurial expertise with entrepreneurial performance … Continue reading Why expertise theory of effectuation (and entrepreneurship) is flawed?

Daniel Kahneman on expertise with reference to entrepreneurship

I have already posted about Kahneman and Klein(2009) arguing that “Skilled intuitions will only develop in an environment of sufficient regularity, which provides valid cues to the situation”. In the following short video, Daniel Kahneman elaborates some of the conditions that are necessary for genuine expertise to develop. https://youtu.be/ksopQLMQsq8

Those who teach can’t do.?

The central argument of this post(list of links) is that the best performers in a field may not be good coaches or mentors. On the other hand, people without stardom performance may become extraordinary mentors or coaches. This is not to generalize or to compartmentalize doer vs teacher/ doing vs teaching, etc., but to reiterate … Continue reading Those who teach can’t do.?

Cognitive Entrenchment, Expertise, & Flexibility

Cognitive entrenchment refers to “a high level of stability in one’s domain schemas” and arises largely from expertise. As expertise is acquired through practice, “the content and relations comprising an expert’s domain schemas are likely to be activated and applied innumerable times” Research suggests that as one acquires domain expertise, one loses flexibility with regard … Continue reading Cognitive Entrenchment, Expertise, & Flexibility

My thoughts on Entrepreneurial Expertise: Twitter Thread

https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1315693615729926145?s=20 https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1315695183191666688?s=20 https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1315696740960411649?s=20 https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1315697999234789376?s=20 https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1315701764142755840?s=20 https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1315706522735800320?s=20 The Feedback Loop Tangent https://twitter.com/AndyPena/status/1315741156307881985?s=20 https://twitter.com/CarlessDavid/status/1315878515560964096?s=20 https://twitter.com/viccurtis/status/1315981149588656129?s=20 https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1315892068170911744?s=20 https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1315893403880620033?s=20 https://twitter.com/bartderre/status/1315911064677163010?s=20 https://twitter.com/mlackeus/status/1316036301775400968?s=20 https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1315993432733540352?s=20 https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1316000776875991042?s=20

From blog Gsstudy.com to blog Johnywrites.com

I started blogging inspired by Seth Godin. His inspiring words deeply fueled my persistence for last several years and helped me to set my moto as "blog no matter what & fight perfectionism". His advice on blogging has been at the core of what inspired my continued maintenance of Gsstudy.com for last few years as … Continue reading From blog Gsstudy.com to blog Johnywrites.com

Anders Ericsson passed way (1947 – June 17, 2020): Here is a clip in which he explains his learning strategy

Anders Ericsson spent much of his career studying what makes the world’s top athletes, chess players, musicians and others the best at what they are doing. His theory of “deliberate practice" led to him being recognized as the world’s foremost expert on expertise. His research captured attention of mainstream audience mostly after Malcolm Gladwell’s bestselling … Continue reading Anders Ericsson passed way (1947 – June 17, 2020): Here is a clip in which he explains his learning strategy

Research: Accelerator expertise and Entrepreneurship

https://twitter.com/kshtriya/status/1222242341291020288 This study "Accelerator expertise: Understanding the intermediary role of accelerators in the development of the Bangalore entrepreneurial ecosystem" looked at the intermediary role of accelerators in the developing regional entrepreneurial ecosystem of Bangalore.Researchers Suresh Bhagavatula, Ketan Goswami and J. Robert Mitchell analyzed data from 54 interviews with accelerator graduates, accelerator managers, and other ecosystem … Continue reading Research: Accelerator expertise and Entrepreneurship

Tweet: Most improvements in learning motor task comes during the breaks between practice sessions

A study published recently in Current Biology has found that most of the improvement while learning a motor task comes not while actually practicing, but instead during the breaks between practice sessions. https://t.co/yO66fv0IIV— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) May 23, 2019  Research has shown that taking breaks is an important part of learning.A new study suggests that even … Continue reading Tweet: Most improvements in learning motor task comes during the breaks between practice sessions

Tweet: Success = Quality + Network

This study is really applicable in #Entrepreneurship and #Entrepreneurial #Learning which fits the definition of : "Human activity where #performance is difficult to be quantified objectively," https://t.co/e1wCG8NBXa— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) November 17, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Tweet: Cognitive Diversity (updated)

Most imp is the idea of Cognitive Diversity: differences in perspective or information processing styles.(Along with Diversities like Skill, Experience, Geographical, Socio-cultural) As @Scott_E_Page writes “diverse teams make better mousetraps.” “creates synergies". https://t.co/1gUmLc2ILh— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) November 17, 2018 Related Read Philip Tetlock . Education and cognitive diversity: Assisting model for teaching about mental preferences.The Impact … Continue reading Tweet: Cognitive Diversity (updated)

Tweet: How domain experts react to technology ?

A great read by @effortfuleduktr on the massively shared and quoted study predicting the future of skills.Features I see : Use of causal logic in complex domains were variables are unknown, + Predicting the disappearance of fundamental skills or brain faculties. https://t.co/7nZJRfEDsi— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) November 4, 2018 The above article analyzes the job skill outlook … Continue reading Tweet: How domain experts react to technology ?

Tweet: What is differential learning?

What is differential learning? https://t.co/jC0jiyOQa5 @TimBuszard— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) September 4, 2018https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsDifferential learning is a method of training that highlights the exploration of movement patterns. It takes advantage of variations in a complex system by increasing them through 'no repetition' and 'constantly changing movement tasks' which add stochastic perturbations.  By constantly and randomly changing the … Continue reading Tweet: What is differential learning?