…Or Just a Learner?
I wonder if anyone has ever answered “no” when asked if they were teachable. “No, I’m done being taught – I already know everything I need.” Makes for a good chuckle, but we wouldn’t really admit to thinking that.
We couldn’t completely stop learning if we wanted to. Our five senses are constantly feeding new information to our brain. But the question, “Am I learning?” is different than, “Am I teachable?”
Learning can be passive, happening to us pretty much by accident. Or our curiosity may drive us to experimentation that we learn from. But the idea of being teachable implies being in a state where we welcome insights from others.
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