S:1095 Distinction: Imminent vs. Inevitable

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Imminent has a sense of drama about it – near-term, looming, potentially threatening. It may not feel very comfortable. The point of this Distinction is that imminent is frequently confused with, and incorrectly used interchangeably for,…Continue Reading →

S:1094 Principle: Expansionists and Reductionists

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   In a recent interesting article on telescopes and astronomy there emerged a coaching point which is universal. It concerns the different viewpoints of astronomers and physicists. Astronomers are primarily interested in looking for ever larger phenomena. They try…Continue Reading →

S:1093 Distinction: Managed Stress vs. No Stress

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Since you’re not likely to have a life with no stress, it’s probably a good idea to learn to manage it when it occurs. Oh, you can attempt to have no stress – I guess living…Continue Reading →

S:1092 Principle: Fire and Ashes

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   There was an interesting line in a recent movie which caught my attention. Researching it showed that, with various wording differences, it is a proverb from several cultures. The line is, “What you lose in the fire, you…Continue Reading →