Why it’s important to be teachable

Why it’s important to be teachable

“I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” ~Winston Churchill There is so much for me to learn. I know that. But it would be much easier if I didn’t mind being taught… It’s not exactly that I mind being taught. It’s that there still is a...
Taming your inner know-it-all

Taming your inner know-it-all

Knowledge is an important competency. Look on any performance evaluation form, and knowledge will certainly be there in some way. What you know matters. After all, “knowledge is power,” as they say. With our desire to gain knowledge and demonstrate that knowledge, we...
You don’t always know what you don’t know

You don’t always know what you don’t know

I love learning and the chance to build my knowledge and skills. Reading books and magazines, taking classes, attending seminars and conferences – all are ways to increase my knowledge and my competence. I know what I don’t know (or need to know more...