S:0318 Principle: Let Go

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   The husband came from work in a bad mood which had been triggered by mistreatment from a co-worker. As he sat down to the evening meal he continued to talk angrily about the person, what he had done…Continue Reading →

S:0317 Distinction: Intentional Philanthropy vs. Accidental Philanthropy

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Everybody has written a check and donated to an organization or a cause. You may or may not be deeply involved, but you probably have felt pretty good about contributing. Or, you may only have given…Continue Reading →

S:0316 Quote: Breathe

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “First, you have to breathe. Until you do that, the rest is irrelevant.” Debbie Keehn (who may be reached at ddkeehn@aol.com)   Coaching Point: Are you pausing several times a day to take 3 slow, deep breaths?   Copyright 2001 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0315 Principle: To Focus, First, Burn the Boats

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   If there is something you really want to do, eliminate all other options. If you have no way to turn back, all energy can be applied to going forward. If you want to be victorious in something new,…Continue Reading →