Companies want you to use their services. They’ll often include support documentation for that very purpose. When you’re choosing a specific tool, dependency, or service it’s an investment. And as with any investment you’ll want to maximize your returns.
While reading everything isn’t reasonable, you’re likely not reading enough. It’s about being hyper selective to fit your goals and interests. It’s exercise for your mind; another habit that’s hard to overdo.
The more informed you are the more informed your decisions will be. To improve your decision making process embrace reality. Reality begins with observation. Become a student of observation.
Practice makes perfect or thereabouts. Repeating activities will make sequencing these activities in real-world environments much simpler. Where mistakes are costly, prefer to learn in a sandbox environment.
What are the core concepts? If you had to reduce the current subject matter down to it’s simplest components how would you do that? When learning something new be sure to focus the majority of your efforts on grokking the most useful material.
You want to become a T-shaped professional. You go broad in learning many subjects in a shallow way and go deep on learning a few subjects as a specialist. You’ll be aware of the broader context while contributing as an expert.
Your understanding of what a mistake is (the concept of a mistake) affects how you handle them. You either see them as a learning opportunity worth sharing or a personal flaw to hide from others. When seen as the former you’ll not only be more accepting of yourself, but of others as well.