Ultimate How-To Guide for Learning Any Skill

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I tried to learn how to code and failed. Twice.

It’s a funny story actually.

Several years back, I decided to learn how to code with the idea that in order to become an entrepreneur, coding will come useful, especially in the beginning when you don’t have enough capital to hire developers.

So my journey of becoming a coder began. At first, I paid a subscription on a monthly basis. The first couple of months it went great, but then my motivation completely drained and I stopped.

For an entire year, I had this guilt trip that I just need to learn it, otherwise, my entrepreneurship career is dead. A silly belief I know.

Fast forward a year, I started again. This time, I was prepared.

I got a coach and an instructor. One would think you cannot fail like this.

Two weeks in, I bailed coding. And I bailed it for good.

I don’t hold a grudge towards coding, but I decided to divert my focus on other things.

As an educator by profession, I was both pissed off and stoked that this could happen. Continue reading