“Jack of all trades, master of none” is a figure of speech used in reference to a person who has dabbled in many skills, rather than gaining expertise by focusing on one. In a world so big, it’s practically impossible for any person to be perfect at every platform. Everyone today, strives to get everything by grabbing every opportunity, no matter, meant for him or not. Such opportunities then coming out to be more for a downfall than to benefit us. “In an attempt to achieve everything, we end up getting nothing” thus comes out to be a very true saying for the ones who involve themselves in everything and end up achieving nothing.
Being more general rather than specific at their work is an important trait of these individuals who strive to get knowledge of everything. Undoubtedly, these people have a wide range of knowledge in their minds but when it comes to perfection at particular thing, they lack any.
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Being a jack of all and master of none may also distract a person from accomplishing their ultimate goal. These persons usually cannot set a clear vision of their dream and are always fascinated with other options. Also sometimes, this trait comes out to be a thing of benefit for them but most of the times they cannot prioritise things creating a big mess for their future.
There’s an old saying that says “Sailing on two boats at a time can surely make you drown” . Implying the need of preset visions in life. It’s better to have some predefined objectives in our life so that we can give our One Hundred percent towards its accomplishment . This phrase is more of hidden contradictions inside it. It emphasize the need of active participation in the options available along with attainment of perfection into some specific field so as to excel in life with vast area of knowledge along with perfection in one.
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