S:1052 Principle: Purpose

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Purpose. A lot has been written and said about it because purpose is a significant part of a life well lived. Its power may lie in one simple thought: There is no forward without purpose. Purpose is a…Continue Reading →

S:1051 Distinction: Express vs. Illustrate

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   In an exhibition of some of the works of the late Jackson Pollock the artist was quoted as having said that when he created he was “expressing his feelings rather than illustrating them.” The distinction is…Continue Reading →

S:1050 Distinction: Create vs. Please

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   An artist friend was talking about her frustration from taking a commission to create a new piece. The client had seen a work of hers and wanted one similar, but with changes. As she created the…Continue Reading →

S:1049 Quote: The Present

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “It [living in the Present] is actually more exciting because one learns to live on the crest of the current moment, instead of on the back of the wave (which is the past) or on the front of the wave (which is the future). There is…Continue Reading →

S:1048 Distinction: Ending An Experiment vs. Giving Up

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Nobody enjoys giving up. But that’s exactly what happens when you don’t have a plan going in. How many times have you seen someone hang in there and ride a losing proposition all the way to…Continue Reading →