S:0662 Distinction: Skill vs. Ability

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   It’s now recognized that people have many more abilities than they suspect. For instance, it’s been said that “women are more intuitive than men.” What’s become clear is that everyone has intuitive ability, it’s simply that…Continue Reading →

S:0661 Distinction: Resolve vs. Fix

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Most people seem to enjoy fixing things. Something is broken, fix it. Something is out of whack, fix it. It can be very satisfying to fix stuff. So satisfying that some people look for things which…Continue Reading →

S:0660 Distinction: Dine vs. Eat

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   This distinction is about far more than food, but food is a great metaphor. When you eat you take in sustenance. That’s useful, but dining is more: > Eating can be done alone. Dining typically includes…Continue Reading →

S:0659 Principle: Context

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Context is the set of conditions in which something occurs or is created. Context defines you. Context confines you. If you know someone primarily from seeing them at the gym, in gym clothes, several mornings a week and…Continue Reading →