Are you coachable?

I was having coffee with a friend, a marketing guru at a local company. And he laughed, saying “I don't think I'm coachable.” It was an offhand comment, but what makes someone coachable? And what does a coach actually do?

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Brian Alvo
Ups and downs

But then there are months like this past April, where things don't go as expected. I got sick with laryngitis and learned firsthand how valuable an asset my voice has become in my work. This is something I knew intellectually, but when I felt it physically it had a different impact.

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Brian Alvo
User error

As a competitive tennis player, I observed (too many times) a player smash his or her racquet because she or he was upset about losing a point. Or the outcome of a match. Almost as if the player was blaming the equipment.

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