The Critical Life Skill They Never Taught You In College

You don’t need talent to master it

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash

The coachability quotient

Coachability Quotient — Your willingness to take instruction, feedback and criticism, and act on it the way your coach or mentor intends.

The ability to ask, receive and accept critical feedback is an underappreciated skill that nobody teaches

Why is it so hard to improve your coachability quotient?

Stay away from the echo chamber

Your coach must be a disinterested professional or in complete alignment with your goals

Evaluate your dependency

Give yourself distance


Written by

Experimenter in life, productivity, and creativity. Work in Forge | Elemental | Business Insider | GMP | Contact: barry@barry-davret dot com.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store