Progression of a Skill

We go through many stages in our development of skills. Here’s a rough outline of the progression.

  1. I can’t do this at all.
  2. I can’t do this well.
  3. I can do this well as long as I’m not doing anything else.
  4. I can do this well with slight distractions.
  5. I can do this well despite major distractions.
  6. I can always do this.
  7. I can’t remember not being able to do this.