Picking up a skill in a totally different area can improve a skill in the area you’re most interested in.
When our 11-year old suddenly came home asking us for viola lessons
My wife and I both cocked an eyebrow
Um … sure?
We loved the idea but both knew this was not exactly his “bag.”
We also were just plain curious and wanted to gauge his commitment level
He saw the look in our eyes and came clean:
My teacher told me that playing a musical instrument can help me get better at math.
As Isaac is a math whiz
This was beginning to make a lot of sense.
See if this helps:
Whatever career you’re invested in
Learning a seemingly different skill
Can stimulate the part of your brain
You really want to develop
As long as you’re into the other thing enough
To enjoy it
And do it consistently.
P.S. If you want to learn to write consistently to become, say, a better graphic designer, sales person, or even a copywriter – reply with the deets.