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How to Effectively Spend Your First 20 Hours Learning a New Skill

10 lessons from learning 80 skills in 3 years

Photo of author showcasing multiple skills. Location: Medellin, Colombia

My original inspiration for learning three new skills every month came from Josh Kaufman, who did a TEDx talk on the topic of learning skills in 20 hours. I was greatly inspired by his ability to play the Ukulele with only 20 hours of practice, and so, I figured, if he can learn…




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Danny Forest

Danny Forest

Polymath. Life Optimizer. Learner. Entrepreneur. Engineer. Writer.

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