The Power of Range: The Secret to Success in Any Domain
3680 Walnut Street, Philadelphia
This event is free and open to the public.
What’s the secret to success in any field? David Epstein has studied the world’s top performers, from athletes to artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and Nobel laureates. His conclusion: In most fields, generalists—not specialists—are primed to excel. Epstein unpacks the science of success and ways to improve how you live, work, and prepare for the future.
David Epstein is the author of The New York Times bestsellers Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World and The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance. Range was one of Forbes’ “Seven Business Books Entrepreneurs Need to Read” and received rave reviews from Malcolm Gladwell and Daniel Pink. His TED Talk has been viewed over 12 million times. He previously was an investigative reporter for ProPublica and a Sports Illustrated senior writer.
The Stephen A. Levin Family Dean's Forum is a celebration of the arts and sciences. Initiated in 1984, the Forum presents leading intellectual figures who exemplify the richness of the liberal arts. The Levin Family Dean’s Forum is made possible by a generous gift from Stephen A. Levin, C’67, in honor of his sons Eric T. Levin, C'92, and Andrew Levin, C'14.