“Too often, we approach a new skill with the attitude that we should nail it right out of the gate,” Halvorson says. The reality is that it takes much longer. “It’s not going to happen overnight. It usually takes si x months or more to develop a new skill,” Weintraub says.
And it may take longer for others to see and appreciate it. “People around you will only notice 10% of every 100% change you make,” he says.