S:0795 Great Question: Unfinished?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “What do I have that is unfinished and by finishing it I will have a great sense of satisfaction?”   Coaching Point: The Great Question is self-explanatory. What is your answer?   Copyright 2010 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0794 Quote: Character and Reputation

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” Abraham Lincoln   Coaching Point: Do you enjoy your reputation? Is it a clear expression of your character?   Copyright 2010 Steve…Continue Reading →

S:0793 Distinction: Benign Envy vs. Malicious Envy

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Envy is not usually thought of as a positive force, but it does have a range of variations. At its core, feeling envy means that you discern that someone else has something which you want also,…Continue Reading →

S:0792 Principle: Conditioning

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Anger is a symptom…. of a feeling of: Victim-hood…. which is a by-product of thinking you are at the: Effect-Of (outside controlling circumstances)…. because you hallucinate that you are: Separate-From (others/Life/God/Source/the Universe/etc.)…. because of your deepest mental: Conditioning.…Continue Reading →

S:0791 Principle: Withholding

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   You have better outcomes when you communicate fully. Withholding is when you don’t. It seems that most people keep silent about topics which are important to them and just expect, or hope, the world will catch on and…Continue Reading →