S:0371 Distinction: Awareness vs. Clarity

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Clarity — knowing stuff, having answers — is useful. You have spent most of your life learning what you need to know to have your life work. But life has become so complex that it is…Continue Reading →

S:0370 Principle: Borrow A Belief

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   One of the things most coaches (especially me!) like about the coaching relationship with a client is that we get to “see” the client being “bigger” than the client can currently see him or herself. The coach then…Continue Reading →

S:0369 Principle: Your Uniqueness

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Sitting on the deck at our house overlooking a beautiful lake we watched a sunset with a friend. Each of us saw a different set of sunbeams reflected off the water. No matter how close together we put…Continue Reading →

S:0368 Principle: Let Go Of Your ‘Later’ List

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   “In the lobby of the American School of Paris one afternoon, I struck up a conversation with a few of the Moms there. The usual ‘What are you going to do for the summer?’ questions floated around, and…Continue Reading →