“Listen to advice and you will be wise…” Proverbs 19:20 NIV You may be good at what you do. Indeed, you may be better than most, but without the help of others you will never be as good as you could be. You will never reach your highest potential without a good adviser.
Why would a world class tennis player need a coach, especially one who is not as good on the court as he or she is? Andre Agassi answered the question this way: “Tennis requires subtle adjustments crucial to winning and my coach, Gill, is the best at making them.
In life, as in sports, you never reach the point where you don’t need good input. Yet many of us operate under the misguided assumption that because we lead, we don’t need to be led. A good coach measures your performance against your strengths, not somebody else’s. A win for you is a win for them. Ruth needed Naomi and Timothy needed Paul. Who advises you?