S:1078 Great Question: What Do People Say?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “What do people say when they talk about me?”   Coaching Point: This Great Question is not a plea for egotism, it’s a call to clarity. It is not, “Look at me.” It is, “How am I showing up?” A simple approach to take…Continue Reading →

S:1077 Quote: What You Did

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “What you have in the end is what you did on the journey.” Wayne “Butch” Gilliam – of The West Texas Investors Club   Coaching Point: Well that sure takes the pressure off. Or does it?   Copyright 2016 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:1076 Principle: Blindness

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   There are many forms of blindness; this S3MC is about the blindness which comes from being judgmental. When I am being judgmental it means I am holding a position. I know what’s right. A position which doesn’t agree…Continue Reading →

S:1075 Quote: Easy

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “All things are difficult before they are easy.” Thomas Fuller   Coaching Point: It’s called the process of life. Start something, it’s difficult, then it becomes easy. The choice we have is whether we focus on the difficult part or on knowing it will become easy.…Continue Reading →

S:1074 Distinction: Informed vs. Told

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Some people resist being told. (You know who you are!) For them it grates, irritates, or seems demeaning. They’re not wrong, it’s just how they are. Others, but not all, like to be informed. Brought up to…Continue Reading →