S:0499 Distinction: By Design vs. By Necessity

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   At some point you may have had to do something “out of necessity.” It s a phrase used a lot. To do something by design is different. It means you are at choice; you have a…Continue Reading →

S:0498 Distinction: Passion vs. Zealotry

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Ah, Passion! Passion drives. Passion pulls. It is an effusive energy which enrolls and gathers others. Passion creates. Passion tries, fails, and tries again. Passion! You can feel good just in the word. On the other…Continue Reading →

S:0497 Quote: Alive

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “He had a near-life experience.” Steve Straus   Coaching Point: We have often used the phrase “near-death experience” to describe a wild event. How often have you had a near-life experience and what did it show you?   Copyright 2005 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0496 Distinction: Focused vs. Feral

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   This distinction may seem like a stretch since the definition of feral mainly applies to animals, specifically animals that live or grow in the wild after having been domestically raised or acclimated. A feral animal acts,…Continue Reading →