12. But mostly do it.
Over and over. There’s that whole practice thing again, right? Consider the seminal book by Malcolm Gladwell, The Outliers, in which Gladwell makes a case for what the ten thousand model—10,000 being the number of hours a person needs to master anything.

13. Exercise patience.
Be patient and persevere because it can take months or even years for many skills to be truly mastered by anyone, no matter how much natural ability they possess.