This chapter analyses some of the personal qualities necessary for a good instructor and considers how these qualities can be developed. Instructing and training men is a vocation involving knowledge, skills of many kinds, attitudes and habits of thought which can be studied and acquired just as in any other responsible occupation. Some people make better instructors than others, but all can improve if the art of instructing is regarded as a matter for study and practice, and not considered as a gift from heaven handed out at birth to some and denied to others.
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