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“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.

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