As a student myself (always the student – of martial arts and of life) I understand this deep truth: If I can train myself to be eminently teachable – I have a skill that I can use in every aspect of my life; a skill that I can take with me everywhere; a skill that allows me to learn from all kinds of people and situations without the need for a great teacher.
Being eminently teachable is one of the real secrets to success in life. Think about it – really great teachers are hard to find – they certainly aren't lining up at our door. But if we are eminently teachable we are always primed to learn – irrespective of whether we have access to a great teacher or not.
Become eminently teachable …