S:1148 Quote: To Know

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “To know the laws that govern the winds …… will give you an easy mind on your voyage around the world; otherwise, you may tremble at the appearance of every cloud.” Joshua Slocum 1844-1909 ‘Sailing Alone Around the World’   Coaching Point: Sometimes it takes work,…Continue Reading →

S:1144 Quote: Education

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The education of circumstances is superior to that of tuition.” William Wordsworth   Coaching Point: More’s to be learned outside the classroom than in?   Copyright 2017 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:1140 Quote: Humility

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The most important life lesson I’ve learned is: The importance of humility. You want to shine but not so bright that you burn everything in the room. As long as you’ve got your light, people will see you and it’s all good.” Pharrell Williams   Coaching…Continue Reading →

S:1131 Quote: Ideas

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas and throw the bad ones away.” Linus Pauling   Coaching Point: What techniques or processes do you use to get “lots of ideas”? How do you keep from getting attached to all of them?…Continue Reading →

S:1124 Quote: Purpose

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The secret of man’s being is not only to live but to have something to live for.” Fyodor Dostoyevsky   Coaching Point: The question of purpose provides different answers over time. Things change, you evolve, the important becomes the unimportant, the unimportant becomes the important, nothing…Continue Reading →

S:1123 Quote: Learning

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “More valuable than learning how to avoid mistakes is learning how to correct them when they occur, because they will.” Brady Lane   Coaching Point: Lane was speaking about building an airplane from a kit. Learning and getting it right is pretty important when you’re a…Continue Reading →

S:1120 Quote: Genius

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.” Arthur Schopenhauer   Coaching Point: Many people never know their talents and never practice them into strengths. Most highly successful people have developed their talents and use them,…Continue Reading →

S:1114 Quote: Inspire

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery   Coaching Point: Teaching is good. Lecturing has its…Continue Reading →

S:1109 Quote: Impostors

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “. . . If you can dream—and not make dreams your master; If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two impostors just the same; . . .” Rudyard Kipling   Coaching Point: Lifted…Continue Reading →

S:1102 Quote: Certainty

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “I have approximate answers and possible beliefs and different degrees of certainty about different things, but I am not absolutely sure of anything.” Richard Feynman   Coaching Point: Richard Feynman was one of the brightest lights in the world of physics research and study. Nanotechnology, quantum…Continue Reading →

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