One Simple Way To Learn More And Grow Your Career Faster
Spend $27 a day, it’ll come up to $10,000 a year.
I saw that stat on a post the other day.
At first, I knew I was definitely not spending anywhere near that.
I started to think about eating out, memberships, and software subscriptions. I forget how quickly the small things add up.
It’s not just about money, though. We can cross a big thing off of our ‘I wish I could do x’ list by starting small.
Humans are pretty freaking efficient. If we give ourselves as little as 5 minutes a day to do something, we will learn a new skill.
Set a timer for 30 seconds and sit. There’s even a handy gif to help!
If you’re like me, watching that get to 30 feels like a decent amount of time. I can imagine I could get a small task or two accomplished.
A single minute becomes much more valuable when we realize how long it really is.
Timing your daily chores one day for reference is a great way to redirect how you think about time and what you can accomplish in short periods. I used to put off doing the dishes and making the bed. In my head, it took so long. I timed the process and I realized it took about 3 minutes on average to complete each task.
Needless to say, my bed is always made and the dishes are clean!
Once you’re convinced you can actually do a ton in a short period, pick a skill you’re not currently working on. Go to YouTube and filter the time. Watch for 5 minutes. Repeat for 30 days.
What skill are you going to learn this month?
Let me know what you choose. This month, I want to learn more about Adobe Illustrator for designing logos. There are hundreds of 5-minute lessons on YouTube. I figure if I watch one each day I will learn at least 30 new things about the program!