Richard Sennett on Craftsmanship – YouTube

Get out your notebook out and spend some time learning from Richard Sennett on the art of craftsmanship.  Great for skill development inspiration both in problem finding and problem solving.  This man has a brilliant mind and a wonderful way with words.  Enjoy!

“The American Richard Sennett, one of the most outstanding sociologists and cultural philosophers of the modern age, talks in his presentation about his deep-rooted interest in the complex topic of handicraft. For Sennett, handicraft and craft skills involve much more than mere manual dexterity; they encompass a fundamental human impulse—the urge to carry out a task as well as possible for its own sake. Whether goldsmith, cobbler, politician, pianist, app developer or educator—to practice a craft is to ‘know one’s job.'”

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