S:0778 Distinction: Know vs. Understand

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   To understand something is to have figured it out, to have found your way through it logically. When you understand you comprehend it. Understanding is a thinking, linear process and that’s a good thing. You want…Continue Reading →

S:0777 Distinction: Get Better vs. Get By

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Do you notice that many of the people you interact with on a day-to-day basis seem to just be getting by? They meet minimum requirements, doing just enough to keep from getting fired. In fact, they…Continue Reading →

S:0776 Quote: Cross-eyed

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “If you look at the past with one eye and at the future with the other eye, you end up cross-eyed.” Mark McLemore – Former big-league baseball player   Coaching Point: McLemore is talking about the baseball cliche “Play’m one game at a time.” Professional sports…Continue Reading →

S:0775 Distinction: At-The-Ready vs. In The Way

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   You are more likely to be effective and productive when all the resources you need to accomplish a task are at- the-ready. You’ve probably noticed how unproductive it is when, halfway through a task, you discover…Continue Reading →