People who are good at directions are those who make the effort to memorize directions.
People who do well in school are those who make the effort to attend classes and follow up.
People who remember names are those who make the effort to make associations that help them remember names.
People who sustain long relationships are those who make the effort to stay connected.
We choose either to make excuses or to just make the effort. There is no hack that will help. You just have to decide to do it and then, do it.
And, of course, you’ll feel useless and fail as you progress. But, as Ben Horowitz likes to say, that’s how we get made.