S:1039 Principle: Hard Becomes Easy

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Talking with one of my grandsons about his struggle with a math class I asked him a question, “What are your thoughts about the math you learned two years ago?” Oh well, he said, that stuff is easy.…Continue Reading →

S:1038 Great Fear: Of Missing Out

(Great fears are barriers to experiencing your real life.)   [There are countless fears, yet few are of the level of the Great Fears. A Great Fear is noted by its commonness and its effect; it shows up in a large part of society with a numbing effect on one’s happiness.] This Great Fear is…Continue Reading →

S:1037 Great Question: Reminding?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “Am I reminding people of what I want?”   Coaching Point: Most of the time people simply need to be reminded of what you want. Not lectured. Not made wrong for not remembering. Simply reminded. But wait, you might say, what right do I…Continue Reading →

S:1036 Quote: Humility

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Humility does not mean thinking less of yourself than of other people, nor does it mean having a low opinion of your own gifts. It means freedom from thinking about yourself at all.” William Temple   Coaching Point: I always had discomfort with humility believing it…Continue Reading →

S:1035 Distinction: Educate vs. Train

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Often we are taught how to do something and we repeat the process by rote to get the outcome we want. That works fine until something goes wonky. Then we’re stuck. Examples abound with apps or…Continue Reading →