S:0900 Distinction: Circuit Breaker vs. Break

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   The electric wiring system in your home has circuit breakers. Their purpose is to ‘trip’ and shut down a circuit if it becomes over-stressed or over-loaded. This saves the circuit. Circuit breakers are designed into the…Continue Reading →

S:0899 Principle: Opportunity

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Opportunities abound. At least they do for the person who is looking and aware. The more you look for opportunities the more you see. But few people spend much of their time looking. They are content to just…Continue Reading →

S:0898 Principle: Obstacles

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Recently re-reading the entire collection of Calvin and Hobbes cartoons, written and drawn by Bill Watterson, I was struck by a recurring theme of Calvin’s and how it shows up in adults, too. Calvin, a six-year-old kid, and…Continue Reading →

S:0897 Distinction: I Don’t Want To vs. Procrastination

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   You have the right to say “I Don’t Want To” any time you want. It’s a place of choice, of knowing what you want and that this isn’t it. There can be pressure on you, from…Continue Reading →

S:0896 Great Question: Hold-back?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “What is one thing which holds me back from having what I really want?” Coaching Point: Is your hold-back outside you or inside you? If outside, what do you need to change? If inside,….what do you need to change? Outside/inside, maybe it’s just your…Continue Reading →