S:1195 Great Question: Interest?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “What if I looked at everything with open-ended interest?”   Coaching Point: Instead of anger. Or judging, ‘justified’ resentment, condemnation, recoil, horror, fear, dismay, revulsion, righteousness, or guilt. Or even instead of longing, desire, pride, wanting, or wistfulness. What if you let go of…Continue Reading →

S:1194 Distinction: Progress vs. Pedals

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Imagine a bicycle. If you only look down at the pedals you can believe you are only moving in circles. Busy, but no progress. The view out over the handlebars is different. You see that the…Continue Reading →

S:1193 Principle: A Good Day

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   A client recently mentioned that a good day for him had three components: > Upon awakening, he felt inspired. > Throughout the day, he felt safe. > At the end of the day, he felt fulfilled. As I…Continue Reading →

S:1192 Principle: Signposts and Goalposts

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.   Signposts and goalposts are each valid and useful, but they’re different and have different uses. A goalpost signifies an ending. You may or may not reach a goal. You may or may not be attached to achieving a…Continue Reading →