S:1317 Principle: Caregiving

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) Ignoring the fact that caregiver and caretaker, while sounding like polar opposites, have an equivalent meaning. Ah, the joys of the English language. Let’s use caregiver in this S3MC. Caregivers have two motivations: want-to and should-do. Should-doers are motivated…Continue Reading →

S:1316 Principle: Just Decide To

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) A recent situation brought this Principle to the surface. When confronted with a fork in the road and with each road leading to unknowns and possible painful consequences, along with possible wonderful outcomes, there was a bit of frozen…Continue Reading →

S:1315 Principle: Why Work?

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) A character in a book, when asked by another why he was quitting his job and heading out into the world, replied, “I’ve been working since I was 10. I just want to find out why.” There are so…Continue Reading →

S:1314 Great Question: My Best?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.) “Who am I when I’m at my best?” Coaching Point: What if you were to ask this Great Question of yourself every month for a year? Or every week? Or every day? Copyright 2021 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →