S:0279 Personal Needs: The Need For Approval

(An unmet Need causes us to feel empty, incomplete or less than whole. Fulfilling a Need gives us freedom to be ourselves.)   The Need for Approval is pretty common. Apparently most of us did not get enough approval when we were growing up. As adults we find that in order for us to feel…Continue Reading →

S:0278 Quote: Laziness

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   Marvin’s Principle of Creative Laziness – “Never do any more work than is necessary to get the results you want.” First Corollary to the Principle of Creative Laziness – “Never waste time solving a problem you can eliminate!” Bill Marvin (who may be reached at bill@restaurantdoctor.com)…Continue Reading →

S:0277 Quote: Perfect

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Everything is perfect, but there is a lot of room for improvement.” Suzuki   Copyright 2001 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0276 Distinction: Give vs. Give Back

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   It seems that lots of people believe in giving back. Some of them give back to “balance the accounts” for something they have received. Others give back even before they receive in order to create some…Continue Reading →