S:1269 Great Question: Opinion?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.) “What is the basis of my opinion?” Coaching Point: We all have opinions. Most are unrecognized, unconscious responses to our world. They reflect our worldview, conditioning, fears, hopes, and desires. The next time (and every time?) you start to express an opinion pause and ask…Continue Reading →

S:1268 Principle: Time

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) We have an infinite number of ways to allocate the finite time we have. Coaching Point: How are you allocating your finite time? Has your criteria for allocation changed over time? Copyright 2020 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:1267 Principle: Effective Effort

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) Sitting at the evening meal and in response to the query, “How was your day?” she said, “I got a lot done and I didn’t do a lot.” What an important message. It’s about effective effort. Some people have…Continue Reading →

S:1266 Quote: Fearing the Unknown

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “It’s not that we fear the unknown. You cannot fear something you do not know. Nobody is afraid of the unknown. What you really fear is the loss of the known. That’s what you fear.” Anthony de Mello Coaching Point: I had a hard time with this…Continue Reading →