3 Strategies James Altucher Uses to Master New Skills and Perform at His Peak

He also figures out how those same microskills help him in other areas of his life. For example, the “crowd work” he learned for stand-up helps him perform better during TV interviews or when he’s dealing with customers or employees.  

How to apply this to your life: Rather than say, “I’m a bad writer,” identify the microskills you need to improve, like storytelling or sentence structure. Then, sharpen those skills one small step at a time. Keep in mind that everything you do, from golfing to closing sales, requires a set of microskills that you can improve.