S:0475 Distinction: In Action vs. Getting It Perfect

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   There are people who never start projects because they feel they won t be able to complete them perfectly. You may have hesitated for this reason sometime. News flash: You will never get it perfect. Get…Continue Reading →

S:0474 Principle: Example

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Example is a language anyone can understand. What is what you are doing, saying?   Copyright 2004 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0473 Distinction: Challenging vs. Difficult

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   It s an old Buddhist precept that “Life is Difficult.” And maybe it is. It may even be difficult for you much of the time. Difficult implies “hard.” Struggle. Problems. Hardship. It s easy to feel…Continue Reading →

S:0472 Principle: Who You Spend Your Time With

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   A television program which has been airing on PBS since 1990 (McCuistion – Dennis McCuistion, Host; Niki McCuistion, Producer) uses as its signature line “Talking about things that matter with people who care.” They believe that line sets…Continue Reading →

S:0471 Distinction: Hear the Truth vs. Feel Judged

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Can you hear the truth without feeling judged? Most have a tough time with this. We are given feedback, from early in our childhood, through our developing years, and on into adulthood. Sometimes (frequently? nearly always?)…Continue Reading →