We’ve asked you in the past whether or not you think it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert, but we found this infographic at Udemy.com with some interesting “hour counts” for how long it takes to master a particular skill.
Make sure you check out the end of the post where Udemy has discounted 5 special courses at 50% off just for Expert Enough readers.
Which skill does this make you want to master?
How many hours do you think it will take you?
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Five Udemy Courses at 50%
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If you haven’t heard of Udemy yet, it’s a great learning platform with hundreds of high-quality courses from independent instructors. This is a great chance to try a Udemy course at a very special discount.
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Source: Udemy Blog
More Doable Than You Might Think: Support Yourself Independently Doing What You Love on The Web
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Turning your skills and expertise into a way to support yourself is more doable than you might think.
There’s this big misconception about expertise, that you have to be one of the world’s top experts before you can earn a living from what you know.
But expertise isn’t an absolute. You might only be a 3, on a scale of 1 to 10, but there are plenty of 1’s and 2’s out there who would pay for your knowledge and experience, right now.
The key is to find a unique corner of your topic, to start building a tribe of people who trust you as their expert, not the expert, and to be resourceful about filling in the gaps by leveraging other experts when necessary.
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P.S. — we hope you’ll check Fizzle out, but we know it isn’t for everyone. We’re a little, um, different from your typical “business” training. Watch the video on the home page to see what I’m talking about. If it isn’t your style, no hard feelings :)