Experts versus DIY
Why should I Hire an Expert?
Can’t I just watch DIY YouTube videos?
Several characteristics differentiate experts from novices. Experts in any given field have more knowledge and experience to draw from. The insights they have are also more organized and integrated in their process for completing any given task.
The difference between an expert and a novice is like that of a seasoned chef and a beginner cook. Experts have spent a lot of time honing their skills, gaining knowledge through experience, and have a deep understanding of their subject matter. They are
able to apply their knowledge practically and creatively. Novices, on the other hand, are still in the early stages of their learning journey and may need guidance to complete tasks. The main difference between an expert and a novice is the level of mastery they have in a particular skill or field, which takes time, practice, and dedication to achieve.
Sticking with the cooking analogy experts would know not everything needs to be cut with a cleaver, while a novice only owns a cleaver The main difference between the tools of an expert and a novice is the quality, quantity, and knowledge of use. However, while having the right tools is important, it’s ultimately the knowledge and experience that make the biggest difference in achieving mastery of a skill.
Experts can complete tasks quickly compared to novices for several reasons. They have a deep understanding of their subject matter and the tasks involved, allowing them to make decisions and act with speed and efficiency. Additionally, experts have learned from their mistakes and have a repertoire of effective strategies to complete tasks in the most efficient way possible.
Novices lack the depth of understanding and experience of an expert, and may need more time to think about each step and make decisions, slowing down the overall process.
I don’t want to deter you from learning new skills, because who knows, you might discover your inner Bob Vila. But let’s be real, unless you want your DIY project to turn into a D-I-Why did I even attempt this? It’s sometimes better to leave it to the pros.