S:0462 Distinction: Intelligent vs. Intellectual

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   An intellectual is a person who makes his or her living by dealing in serious mental processes. They are learned people who have made learning their profession. They may also be incapable of the simplest daily…Continue Reading →

S:0461 Principle: Multiple Competencies

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   If you are proficient at only one thing, then you always know where to focus your attention and resources. Most people can and do build great lives based on mastering one skill set. However, if you are proficient,…Continue Reading →

S:0460 Great Question: Afraid?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “What am I afraid to find out?”   Coaching Point: This question is asked way too infrequently because in order to ask it, you have to be willing to be afraid — and who wants to do that? Try getting help. Ask someone who…Continue Reading →

S:0459 Distinction: Desire vs. Discipline

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Have you ever wanted something so much that you did extraordinary things to have it? Sure you have, and your actions may have even surprised you when you looked back on them. That s desire at…Continue Reading →

S:0458 Distinction: Business – Good vs. No vs. Bad

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   (Yes, this is a rare triple-headed Distinction.) To attract good business is obviously better than having no business at all. But the key to this distinction is in the no business versus bad business end. Bad…Continue Reading →