S:0525 Distinction: A Plan vs. A Pipedream

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Plans are useful. The process of planning is even more useful. A good plan starts with your desires and adds real data, execution steps, responsibilities, incremental checkpoints, and defined deliverables and outcomes. An effective plan is…Continue Reading →

S:0524 Great Question: My Job?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “Would you interview for the job you currently have?”   Coaching Point: If you would, that’s great, keep going. If not, why not? What needs to be different?   Copyright 2005 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0523 Quote: Somebodies

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “When everyone is somebody, then no one s anybody.” W.S.Gilbert – The Gondoliers   Coaching Point: Do you celebrate differences or resist them?   Copyright 2005 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0522 Quote: Suffocating

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Sometimes you find yourself suffocating in the sameness.” Bill Sechrest   Coaching Point: Is it time for you to make a change? If not a fundamental change (new job, new geography, new hobby), then perhaps a change in your approach? Are you suffocating in the sameness?…Continue Reading →