Yesterday a one-time student came on the call, and asked a question that imitated me. Or better said: I got irritated.
When a question lacks context, the answer either going to be totally unrelated… or not forthcoming.
I have a coach who doesn’t demand that the questioner sets the stage, shows the big picture, inside which the question makes sense. He guesses and quickly answers, I can feel, from whatever he made up… not what the real question would be.
So my irritation was mainly due to considering the question a setup, to make me look foolish. Continue reading “Public answer to a question I didn’t answer in my recent office hours”