All posts tagged: Gerald McGinnis

How to maintain a teachable spirit


Value your listening and reading time at roughly ten times your talking time. This will assure you that you are on a course of continuous learning and self-improvement. — Gerald McGinnis President and CEO of Respironics, Inc. It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.— John Wooden Hall of Fame Basketball Coach As long as you’re green, you’re growing. As soon as you’re ripe, you start to rot. — Ray Kroc Let the wise hear and increase in learning,and the one who understands get guidance. – Proverbs 1:5 teachability… teachable… capable of being instructed or taught… The great value that the book of proverbs seeks to instill in a person is teachability, the willingness to grow in wisdom no matter how far long a person already is… the willingness to grow… the willingness to be stretched beyond where you are… the wilingness to be taught… the willingness to learn new things… the willingness to listen and learn from people who may not hold to your school of thought or philosophy… here are some things …