S:0718 Great Question: Luck?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “Is this my lucky day?”   Coaching Point: Different people have different ideas and beliefs about luck. What are yours? Have you experienced luck? Some have said that depending on luck is not a useful strategy and they may be correct. Or, do you…Continue Reading →

S:0717 Quote: Now, what?

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Now, what?” Steve Straus   Coaching Point: In the past you may have used this phrase in a downer way, as in, “What else can go wrong?” The comma is the key. Now — right here, not somewhere else; right now, not in the past or…Continue Reading →

S:0716 Distinction: Authentic vs. Vulnerable

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   At first glance this might appear to be a strange Distinction since Distinctions are usually about two words (or phrases) which are typically used as synonyms. It is in pointing out the differences that the distinction…Continue Reading →

S:0715 Great Question: Extraordinary Outcome?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “What would be an extraordinary outcome for me?”   Coaching Point: Extraordinary! It’s not an ordinary word. Most outcomes people have are ordinary. That’s because most outcomes people aim for are ordinary. And that’s for any of several reasons — fear they won’t get…Continue Reading →