S:1000 Principle: Your 1000

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   What is your 1000? That thing you’ve done so many times it’s pretty effortless or at least not hard? Sales calls? Writing? Creating? Building? Editing? Fixing? Playing? What is that something you’ve done so many times for so…Continue Reading →

S:0999 Principle: Gift

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Gifts. Giving. Receiving. Sharing. There are lots of thoughts about gifts. But there is one thought on gifts which transcends all others – the fact that you are a gift to us. All of us.   Coaching Point:…Continue Reading →

S:0998 Distinction: Play vs. Movie

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   When attending a movie or a play you can have a similar experience. With each you are in an audience watching others (the actors) do what they do, though most people report the experience of watching…Continue Reading →

S:0997 Quote: Gratitude

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” Cicero   Coaching Point: “… the parent of all others” sounds like pretty high leverage to me. Especially when you consider how little effort it takes to consciously choose to experience gratitude.…Continue Reading →

S:0996 Great Question: First Time?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “When was the last time I did something for the first time?”   Coaching Point: Doing something for the first time has risks, unknowns, doubts, hesitancy, and fear. No wonder we slow down, stop trying new, become comfortable with sameness, repeatability, certainty. Life is…Continue Reading →