S:0180 Principle: Greatness

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   In ancient Rome it was asked: “What meat doth Caesar eat that he hath grown so great?” Caesar was not great because of what he ate, he ate the same as everyone else. The difference lay within. Everyone…Continue Reading →

S:0179 Distinction: Leader vs. Manager

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Effective managers keep tabs on the progress of their people, resolve Holly Sue problems, and assure that operations run smoothly. Many CEO s are great at being managers; that s why they have been promoted to…Continue Reading →

S:0178 Distinction: Listen For vs. Listen To

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Most people, at some point in their life, have been told that a secret to success is to become a good listener. What this usually meant was to exhibit certain physical traits such as being quiet…Continue Reading →

S:0177 Principle: Attraction Principle #7 – Market Your Talents Shamelessly

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   That’s market your “talents”, not market “yourself”. A lot of people read that wrong at first. To market your talents shamelessly implies that first you have to know what your talents are. This is not as obvious a…Continue Reading →

S:0176 Quote: Context

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Insanity is contextual. So is wisdom.” Richard Thieme (Thinker, professional speaker, consultant, and writer focused on the impact of computer technology on individuals and organizations)   Coaching Point: Do you remember a time in your life when something you saw or heard looked crazy, and then…Continue Reading →