Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Teachability

Here's a great companion post to my post yesterday on humility.

David Murray says that the most essential life skill is teachability. Here's his intro:

There’s one characteristic that separates the successful from the unsuccessful in every walk of life: teachability.
Those who are teachable, and remain so, usually succeed. The unteachable usually fail. I’ve seen that in business, I’ve seen it in the ministry, I’ve seen it among students, and I’ve seen it in my children.
No matter how much talent and gifting we have, if we are, or become, unteachable, we will never reach anywhere near our full potential in our careers, our callings, or our relationships.

Read the rest.

1 comment:

TheCoffeys said...

I agree with this totally! I have been thinking about this A LOT lately in relationship to how to promote this in my children. Sherrie