S:0449 Attainment: Art

(Attainments are levels of growth along a path of development.)   Level 5 – Art Creating beyond what you know. Synthesizing new applications. Advancing the state of your world. Level 4 – Assimilation Smooth, automatic, effortless, personal, it becomes part of your effectiveness. Level 3 – Application Repetition is the mother of success. Feedback comes…Continue Reading →

S:0448 Principle: Old Worn-out Child

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   When she described the man to her friend she said he was “just an old worn-out child.” What do you think the attributes of an old worn-out child might be? List them here: 1 – 2- 3 –…Continue Reading →

S:0447 Distinction: Reasons-For vs. Right-To

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   You can have many reasons for being the way you are. Stuff happens, you act, results occur. Some of the results may not be pleasant. You may even be at the effect of the actions of…Continue Reading →

S:0446 Quote: Disapproval

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “Disapproval is a very important factor in all progress. There has really never been any progress without it.” James Henry Breasted (1865-1935) American Egyptologist, archaeologist, and historian Coaching Point: Does this make it easier for you to brush past the disapproval of others? Copyright 2004 Steve Straus.…Continue Reading →

S:0445 Quote: Silence

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “There is nothing wrong with having nothing to say… unless you insist on saying it.” Ralph Waldo Emerson   Coaching Point: Sometimes you appear your brightest by being the quietest.   Copyright 2004 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →