How to Use Reverse Engineering to Replicate Someone Else’s Success

Reverse Engineering: An Untold Story About High Achievement

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reverse engineering
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1. Talent

2. Practice and Hard Work

3. The Third Story: Reverse Engineering

1. The Difference Between Mimicry and Reverse Engineering

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reverse engineering
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Audience Expectations

Skill

1. Apply Other People’s Ideas in a New Context

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ideas
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Applying Other People’s Ideas in a New Context with Food

Applying Other People’s Ideas in a Next Context for Creative Work

2. Focus on Viability

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focus
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3. Reverse Outlining

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outline
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4. Learn From Experts

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experts
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The Curse of Knowledge

Experts Apply Shortcuts

Why Experts Aren’t Always the Best Teachers

Three Types of Questions to Ask When You’re Learning from Experts

Use the right Metrics to Hold Yourself Accountable

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