Learning can be reused several times over but…you have to be ready for delayed gratification.
In a world where we chase immediate gratification, learning for self takes a backseat. Hustling is immediate but learning is delayed, and therefore, hustling is considered premium.
We see this phenomenon all around us, whether it is the repairman who hopes to get by with less than basic skills or a corporate hire who knows just enough Excel to slip in through the door or a people manager who finds working with people a challenge. Once there, they hope to hustle.