PRINCIPLES TO REMEMBER
Select a skill that is valued by your organisation and manager.
Divide the skill up into smaller, manageable tasks.
Ref lect on what you’ve learned and what you still want to accomplish.
Try to learn in a vacuum – ask others for guidance and feedback.
Rely solely on your boss for advice – you may want to involve someone who isn’t responsible for evaluating you.
Assume it’s going to happen overnight – it usually takes at least six months to develop a new skill.