I used this metaphor back when I ran courses. So here’s a freebie.
Remember when you learned to drive?
As a child you were Unconsciously Incompetent. You didn’t know how to drive and didn’t realise it.
Consciously Incompetent – your first time behind the wheel. You didn’t know how to drive and hooboy do you know it!
Consciously Competent – Somewhere between L’s and P’s. You can drive, but nobody is allowed to talk to you while you do it. You can drive but it takes all your attention to keep doing it.
Unconsciously competent. Drive, talk, eat, abuse other drivers and check the street directory AND street signs. Did you really pay attention to every gear change and turn on your last drive. Yes it is mastery, but it happens without your attention.
To bring this back to your WealthEsteem…
Learning a skill takes attention and experience. Eventually experience takes over and requires little attention.
Investing takes courage to begin or return to after a setback. Experience teaches you to say “What else can I do?”
Hope you apply it.