S:1247 Distinction: Agree vs. Admit

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.) Admit has a sense of wrongdoing; a confession; a coming clean. One admits to a crime. Probably useful in many situations but notice there’s a bit of less-than in admitting. When I admit something to you, I…Continue Reading →

S:1246 Principle: “Your airplane”

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) When there are two capable pilots in an aircraft only one at a time is at the controls and responsible for the flying. When the one flying turns over the responsibility to the other it is considered good crew…Continue Reading →

S:1245 Quote: Kindness

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” Mother Teresa Coaching Point: This was a hard one for me to see. And I still stumble. But the effort is self-rewarding. Every time. Every. Time. Is it easy for you to…Continue Reading →

S:1244 Great Question: Interested?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.) “What interests me?” Coaching Point: It has become popular to talk about passion. “What are you passionate about?” “Without passion life is dull.” “Follow your passion.” Passion has a point, but it can become consuming and draining. To be Interested is on Passion’s scale, just…Continue Reading →