S:0599 Distinction: Important vs. Personal

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Are there important things you need to do or have done? And do you ever take it personally? Most people answer “yes” to both questions because they’ve got them collapsed together. Pulling them apart will clarify…Continue Reading →

S:0598 Principle: It Is What It Is

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Typically, when you say “It is what it is” you feel either up or down, either gratitude or resignation. Which is interesting because the statement has no inherent meaning. It has only the meaning you give it. “It…Continue Reading →

S:0597 Principle: Floors and Ceilings

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   It’s useful to have goals. When you describe your goals they’re usually for specific monetary amounts, times, or numbers, in other words, measurable metrics. Subtly, you may be introducing an additional factor into your goals. You may be…Continue Reading →

S:0596 Distinction: Internal vs. External

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Having an internal frame of reference is totally different from having an external one. The phrase “frame of reference” refers to where you put your attention. When you reference externally you get your sense of Self…Continue Reading →