S:0634 Quote: Check Performance

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” Winston Churchill   Coaching Point: Is there an assumption you have which needs checking?   Copyright 2007 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0633 Distinction: Dream Getting vs. Goal Setting

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Goals are useful tools for having what you want. So, set goals, work toward them, enjoy achieving them. Set more goals. Goals are good. They’ll get you from here to there, but they tend to be…Continue Reading →

S:0632 Quote: Expect Performance

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Expect performance. Don’t expect success.” Tiger Woods   Coaching Point: What!? Don’t expect success? That sounds wrong. We’re taught to want to succeed. But Tiger’s point is to put your attention on your performance — the plan, every action, receiving and evaluating feedback, course-correction — and…Continue Reading →

S:0631 Principle: Long -Term Memory For Success

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Two great tools of highly successful people are: they have a short-term memory for failure and a long-term memory for success. Everyone has the experience of having a desired outcome not work out, a “failure,” if you will.…Continue Reading →

S:0630 Quote: Wonderful

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful.” Annette Funicello   Coaching Point: How long are you going to impatiently wait for perfect, when you already have wonderful?   Copyright 2007 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →