If your goal is to become successful than you need to have a handful of skills. So if you plan on learning a new one and dedicating your time to it, you should probably do some research first before deciding. You should also decide if this new skill is going to make you money or will be some kind of a hobby to make you feel happy.
Before deciding you should also consider how much time of your day you will spare for learning this new skill that will eventually help you become successful.
Skills that don’t require the traditional way of learning.
If your desire is to learn a skill that will make you richer, there are tons of those kinds of skills. But they need more time to master. For example, you can dedicate your time to coding, digital marketing, public speaking or multimedia design. You can even consider starting to write or focusing on filming and video production. You can master them if you are patient and persistent and focus your time on it every day.
On the other hand, some skills are not always directly connected to one’s career. One is not always profiting and making money on it but the time and dedication spent on will definitely be worth it.
Skills that will directly impact and contribute to your day to day performance and productivity.
Such skills are for example learning problem solving, relationship building or health improvement and maintenance. You can even start learning teamwork, self-confidence, self-belief, strategic and creative thinking and ability to adjust and pivot. Others even concentrate on the ability to focus or open-mindedness.
The experience has shown that no matter which of these skills one chooses in the future, the time spent is all worth it. Such skill either helped them build better connections with people or helped them become more confident about themselves. These skills also have a significant impact on how they perceive things so no matter which one you choose, you will become successful.
However, you need to be ready for such a challenge that requires time, discipline and a lot of focus to master any of these skills. Don’t be disappointed after the first year because the results and the comebacks will be noticed later on. This process will be hard, but it will be for sure worth it if your ultimate goal is to become successful. Good luck!