S:0934 Distinction: Young Adult vs. Emerging Adult

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   To be a young adult is to experience an exciting, energizing time in life. However, it’s different from being an emerging adult. A young adult has acquired — and knows the importance of continuing to acquire…Continue Reading →

S:0933 Quote: Courage

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” Sir Winston Churchill   Coaching Point: We all know about the first point Sir Winston makes, but the second? He also observed, about truth: “The…Continue Reading →

S:0932 Principle: Order What You Want

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Growing up in a family with modest financial means and being children of parents who experienced the Depression my brother and I were shaped by several unspoken ‘rules’ about money. One which was spoken, a lot, was to…Continue Reading →

S:0931 Quote: Judging

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)    “We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   Coaching Point: I generally love Longfellow’s thoughts and observations on the human condition, but this one is in conflict with the Coaching…Continue Reading →