S:0292 Distinction: Traveler vs. Tourist

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Have you ever traveled to a location that is new for you and then had someone come up to you and ask for directions, mistaking you for a “native”? If so, you were probably being a…Continue Reading →

S:0291 Distinction: Want vs. Need

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   It is easy to confuse a want with a need because much of what people say they want is really an attempt to meet a need. Needs, when un-met, are painful and therefore compelling. They drive…Continue Reading →

S:0290 Quote: Love

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “At their deepest level people never fall in love accidentally. They simply grow tired of living without passion, and having made this unconscious decision they open up once more and allow themselves to receive love.” Deepak Chopra   Coaching Point: Where are you living without passion?…Continue Reading →

S:0289 Principle: Change = Intellect + Emotion

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Sure, you want to lose weight. Or start selling. Or stop wasting time. Or start writing your book. Or … So, why don’t you? To know what you want, even to know how to get it, is an…Continue Reading →

S:0288 Distinction: Admire vs. Envy

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   It is a fine line that separates these, but a chasm in the difference. When you envy someone there is a feeling of lack on your part; you want what they have. This can lead to…Continue Reading →