S:0808 Principle: Desire

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   You probably Desire many things — security, health, happiness, success, relationships, contribution, learning, peace, and meaning. Desire is more than wanting or needing, desire includes passion and draw. To have desires is natural. Are you clear about your…Continue Reading →

S:0807 Distinction: Freed vs. Fired

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   If you’ve ever been fired from a job, you probably didn’t initially feel really good. Being fired is usually experienced as a negative one. Ah, but being set free is completely different. To be freed is…Continue Reading →

S:0806 Distinction: Luggage vs. Baggage

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Baggage. Just the word, used as a complete sentence, can evoke an emotional response because it has come to be used in the context of something unpleasant. “She/he has so much emotional baggage,” is not a…Continue Reading →

S:0805 Great Question: Next?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “What’s next?”   Coaching Point: One function of a really great question is that it gets your attention, perks you up, engages you. “What’s next” can do just that. This question is not about dissatisfaction with the present; in fact, everything about the present…Continue Reading →

S:0804 Distinction: Visionary vs. Dreamer

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   “Dream your dreams, oh Dreamer,” said the poet. Dreams and dreaming have a powerful place in creating the life you want. Dreams expand you. Always be willing to let your mind soar and have dreams pour…Continue Reading →