S:1073 Principle: Necessary Evil

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   How can something which is necessary be evil? How can something which is evil be necessary? The phrase ‘necessary evil’ is used to justify many behaviors. You probably can think up several answers to the two questions above.…Continue Reading →

S:1072 Distinction: Know vs. Assume

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   I believe most of the problems in the world result from faulty assumptions. Each person, operating from their own frame of reference, tries to make sense of their world. From their unique perspective they add to,…Continue Reading →

S:1071 Distinction: Be Yourself vs. Prove Yourself

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Children, in learning how their world works, will frequently perform in order to get feedback. The process of doing so places the source of their information outside of them. “How’m I doing?” is their implied, or…Continue Reading →

S:1070 Great Question: Joy?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “Does what I’m doing bring more joy into the world?”   Coaching Point: Is bringing more joy into the world even part of your thoughts? It wasn’t for me. For years I was just scrambling, trying to keep up and get ahead. I would…Continue Reading →