S:1313 Quote: Inside/Outside

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “Who looks outside, dreams;who looks inside, awakes.” Carl Jung Coaching Point: Each are part of a life well-lived. Dream your dreams – they pull you into your future Present. Awaken – so you will know why. Highly successful people live their lives from the inside out. They…Continue Reading →

S:1312 Distinction: Support vs. Interfere

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.) What are some prime differences which make this Distinction? Intent and attachment. If someone seeks your assistance and you choose to engage, you are probably supporting. Or if you initiate an offer of assistance and they agree,…Continue Reading →

S:1311 Quote: Upset

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “All upset exists in you, not in reality. You can underline the word all. All of it. All of it. All of it. All upset is in you, not in life. Not in reality. Not in the world. It’s in you.” Anthony de Mello Coaching Point: Seems…Continue Reading →

S:1310 Great Question: Looking Forward / Looking Back?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.) “Am I living in a way where I can look forward to looking back?” Coaching Point: When you look back from now what do you see? When you look back from your future what do you see? Are you looking forward to looking back? Copyright…Continue Reading →

S:1309 Great Question: Risk?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.) “What do I fear to risk?” Coaching Point: Do you know why you fear to risk it? What might diminish (or even evaporate) the risk? Who could help you take the risk with some safety? Have you focused on the payoff from winning at what…Continue Reading →

S:1308 Quote: Gratitude

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many, and not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” Charles Dickens Coaching Point: Easy to say, but I can get caught up in the undertow of daily ‘stuff’ and forget. Then I remember.…Continue Reading →

S:1307 Distinction: Acceptance vs. Resignation

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.) The words Acceptance and Resignation are frequently conflated. Incorrectly so, for they have quite different meanings and energies. Acceptance is about what-is-so, right here, right now without interpretation. When you experience acceptance you are standing in your…Continue Reading →

S:1306 Personal Need: For Clarity

(An unmet Need causes us to feel empty, incomplete, or less than whole. Fulfilling a Need gives us freedom to be ourselves.) Clarity is a wonderful thing. It can provide confidence, energy, action, and results. With clarity all seems possible. A lack of clarity has two main issues. First, an absence of clarity can simply…Continue Reading →

S:1305 Distinction: Gratitude vs. Guilt

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.) Reading several books recently about wealth – its attributes, myths, and meaning – one of the recurring themes was guilt. Most often mentioned as an emotion experienced by people who had ascended to wealth from middle- or…Continue Reading →

S:1304 Principle: Own

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) What do you own? Things and stuff? Land and real estate? Freedom? Ideas and creativity? Yes to all of those. And no. Epictetus, a slave in Rome, later freed, later still banished to Greece, was a philosopher who said…Continue Reading →

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