The Friday News Minute!


A weekly gem of information you will be using on Monday!


Published by Andrew Sanderbeck

Managing Partner of The People~Connect Institute

Success Begins when People~Connect!


This week in our Friday News Minute, we look at becoming an expert in your career, field or area of interest. A coach that I hired many years ago told me that if I read one book a week on a specific topic for one year, that I would be an expert in that topic, knowing more than almost anyone else! While I found that an interesting thought, my belief about being an expert is that it not only included being knowledgable, but that I must have "real life" experience as well.   

Sometimes becoming an expert just kind of happens, without really trying. But most of the time, we carefully pursue expertise, whether through schooling, self-education, on-the-job training, or some other avenue.

There’s no "quick and easy" path to expertise. That said, people do become experts every day, in all sorts of fields and areas. You can become an expert by focusing on these things:

         Adapted from an article by Dustin Wax. His website is


Are you listening? Everyone in the world can now hear Andrew on the radio every Tuesday evening at 10:00pm est! Andrew is Talking About Your Business on Blog Talk Radio for one hour, each week. Call in this Tuesday or join us in our chat room at  Past shows are archived for your listening enjoyment.


Sign-up Today for your Daily Dose of Inspiration from Andrew Sanderbeck and The People~Connect Institute! Every morning you’ll receive an inspiring and thought provoking message in your inbox. Send an email to subscribe to to kick off your day, everyday in a more positive way!