S:0616 Principle: Crime Scene

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Have you noticed that many people seem to look at their life as if it were some kind of crime scene? They look for victims and perpetrators. Motives and methods. They assign blame and label behavior. Their life,…Continue Reading →

S:0615 Distinction: In The Process vs. Attached To The Outcome

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Imagine facing the task of cleaning out the over-stuffed basement of your house. You may find that the thought of what it will take to complete the job is so overwhelming you never start. Attachment to…Continue Reading →

S:0614 Principle: Permission

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Permission is a necessary part of our development. Children need permission so they’ll be protected until they’re old enough and wise enough to make their own choices. People in organizations need permission until they have earned their boss’…Continue Reading →

S:0613 Quote: What and Why and How

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “When the What and the Why get big enough, the How will show up.” Steve Straus   Coaching Point: Most people rush into trying to figure out how they’re going to accomplish some outcome. They’ve got it backwards. Spend enough time defining, designing, and describing What…Continue Reading →