If you really want to learn a new skill and master it, then the best way is to really study the area and use some highly effective tips to help you get started.

"Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day." -Jim Rohn

Basically, the more you learn about the area that you want to master - the better your changes will be for success. And I must say it's a great start that you're reading this article right there!

The 24 Highly Effective Tips:

1. Read books - Find the top 2-3 bestsellers on the topic.

2. Listen to audio books - Search for some audio books to make it easier to keep taking in new information even when you don't have the time to sit down to read.

3. Talk to friends - Discuss the topic with your friends and colleagues. Chances are you'll get some new insights and you'll also improve your own learning by having to explain what you now know.

4. Read online - There is most likely a bunch of articles out there that can give you new perspectives on the matter. Also check out the comments following.

5. Read blogs - There might even be full-blown websites dedicated to the topic in mind. Read it all!

6. Join forums - Most areas can be discussed in more or less niched online forums. Browse through the topics and ask your own questions on what you don't understand.

7. Subscribe to newsletters - Follow the latest information about the topic by subscribing to newsletters on a few selected websites you respect.

8. Go to seminars - There might be some live events you can attend to learn more. Or at least about related or wider topics that can be of interest and help to you.

9. Get a mentor - Ask someone that has already accomplished what you want to do or know what you want to learn. What was their situation before? How did they start? What worked best? What didn't work?

10. Train online - Perhaps there are online courses you can attend to learn more. If so, the structure and through that has gone into the creation of commercial courses might well be worth the potential cost.

11. Get a friend to join you - Learning and working together with a close friend can be a super powerful way to get motivated and improve. You will be able to feed energy off each other and spur on the success.

12. Join a club - Look around for any local clubs in your community dedicated to mastering the topic you are interested in. The structure, energy and continuity of a club can really make you move forward consistently.

13. Practice every day - Take at least 15 minutes per day to learn more. That way you will ensure that you keep moving forward all the time and always have it fresh in your mind.

14. Review what you learn - Check back what you learnt yesterday, last week and even last month. "Repetition is the mother of all skill" so do it often if you want the knowledge to be long-term.

To find out about the 10 additional tips, go to http://early-riser.com/learn-a-new-skill.html and you will learn about things such as:
- Getting in state
- Teach others
- Keep improving
- Etc. etc.

With this myriad of tips and tricks right here I know you will be able to take on any challenge =) Good luck!

Author's Bio: 

My name is Matthew M. McEwan and I will guide you try everything you need to know to experience life fully as an early riser and successful human being.

Early-Riser.com is a self-help site that provides suggestions and insights to help people sleep well, wake up early and have a great morning in order to become happier and reach more success in life.

In daily life I write insight articles about rising early and learning as well as provide personal coaching and tips to improve the success of my students.