S:0641 Principle: The Event is not the Experience

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Events happen all day, every day. They are external. What you experience is internal. For instance, hearing the word “strawberry” is not the same as tasting a strawberry. What you experience is a function of — among other…Continue Reading →

S:0640 Distinction: Inspired vs. Driven

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   A lot of successful people are driven, some even driven to accomplish great outcomes. They like being driven because it feels normal to them and they enjoy the results they’ve achieved. If you’re one of those…Continue Reading →

S:0639 Distinction: Measure vs. Judge

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   When you want to grow in some manner it’s useful to measure your progress so you can tell how you’re doing. Are you getting closer to what you want or further away? If closer, do more…Continue Reading →

S:0638 Distinction: Fulfillment vs. Gratification

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Gratification feels great. When you’re gratified it means you’re getting your needs met; things are working; you’re probably achieving your goals; your life pretty much works. To feel gratified is a nice outcome and one certainly…Continue Reading →