S:0688 Distinction: Insight vs. Incite

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   The words sound the same but have completely different meanings. When you have an insight you experience a new understanding, an ah-ha, a flash of new awareness. Something changes. Incite means to start or cause. Again,…Continue Reading →

S:0687 Distinction: Get To vs. Got To

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Remember the last time (maybe today?) you had the thought, “I’ve got to go do X.” Got To energy has a certain cost. It can drive you to accomplish wonderful things, but it is ultimately a…Continue Reading →

S:0686 Distinction: Free’s vs. Freeze

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Fight, Flight, Freeze, or Faint are well-known reactions to threat situations and are described thoroughly in psychology literature. This distinction introduces another option. Sometimes, when we’re given the opportunity to be free, we freeze. The reasons…Continue Reading →

S:0685 Principle: Enthusiasm

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Remember the last time you felt really enthusiastic. You probably had energy, were motivated, and felt focused. In short, you were having a good time. Now remember a time when you were physically a little under the weather,…Continue Reading →