S:0487 Principle: Flip the Puzzle

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Sometimes life can be like trying to put together a jigsaw puzzle while it s face down. It s hard, frustrating, confusing, and, ultimately, unsatisfying.   Coaching point: Can you ask someone to help you flip it over…Continue Reading →

S:0486 Principle: Well Dogs and Sick Dogs

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   There is an old Southern (U.S.) saying, “[If]You put a well dog in a room with a sick dog, you shouldn’t expect the sick dog to get well.” Attempts at veterinary medicine aside, you can see the wisdom…Continue Reading →

S:0485 Distinction: Initiating vs. Accomodating

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   It s always nice when someone is accommodating, willing to go along, be agreeable. If what you want is fine with them and they accommodate your needs, harmony can result. But sometimes you want them to…Continue Reading →

S:0484 Distinction: Middle-age Conscious vs. Middle-age Crazy

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   The term “middle-age crazy” brings to mind a variety of sudden, weird behaviors exhibited by some people who have reached a certain point in life. A few triggering events of this condition are — noticing how…Continue Reading →