"Sir, how can I become a highly paid expert ? how much time it will take ? Can you give us a recipe or a step by step approach to achieve my dream* ?
I always get such questions from students across the country. Every one wanted to be a "Highly Paid" expert, irrespective of the technology, skill or the qualification. I researched this concept for quite some time now and drafted a ten step formulae to achieve your goal* of becoming a highly paid expert.
10. Set your goal(s)
*Dreams Vs Goals : Goals are time bound, dreams are not.So I would rather use the word goal than dream.
Make S.M.A.R.T. goals. Write them down so that it will be more clear to you.Also mention how will you know when you have achieved a goal. If possible reward something to you when you have achieved one.This will boost you to achieve another.
9. Do organised networking
According to the 80-20 rule, its 80% networking which makes you successful. Get the best people in your group ( friends , social groups,...