S:0428 Principle: Travel Expands You

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Who you are is defined by your study and your actions, of course, but also by your environment. Being “dipped” into another culture not only changes your perspective of the world and of other people, it changes your…Continue Reading →

S:0427 Quote: To Be Heard

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Make sense fast.” Maria Smith   Coaching Point: Never mind story, story, story. To be heard, get to the point!   Copyright 2003 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0426 Distinction: Curious vs. Obsessive

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Curiosity is one of the great traits of humans. It may be a key thing which elevates us above the (other) animals. Curiosity is great for learning things. When you re curious you are interested and…Continue Reading →

S:0425 Distinction: Self-reliant vs. Responsible

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   It s considered a mark of maturity and wisdom when you assume responsibility for your life. Responsibility means you realize it is largely up to you for how your life turns out. You are not a…Continue Reading →

S:0424 Distinction: Wait vs. Procrastinate

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   We generally use the word “procrastinate” in a negative way. We think of procrastinating as putting off something we should be doing. Procrastination is associated with laziness, maybe even being purposely dilatory, a laggard. There is…Continue Reading →