S:1284 Principle: The Best He Could Be

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) We were talking about his late father, specifically the relentless way his father had pushed him to excel, when he casually said, “He wanted me to be the best he could be.” Whoa! What did you say? “…the best…Continue Reading →

S:1281 Principle: See

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) Driving to the farm along back country roads both sides of the road were littered with flowers. Bright and subtle, tall and carpet-like, and in an array of colors almost hard to believe. Beautiful. Miles and miles. Spring, as…Continue Reading →

S:1275 Principle: Revert to the Mean

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) You learned about the mean in middle school math class. You may have even made a wordplay around ‘meanness’ thinking yourself to be quite clever. The mean is the description of what all variables return to. (By the laws…Continue Reading →

S:1271 Principle: Comfort Zone

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) Rather than trying to grow by pushing yourself out of your comfort zone (common advice) how about simply expanding your comfort zone? There are many ways. Give up the push. That may be hard for some because their conditioning…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:1262 Principle: Context

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) Imagine a small child, late at night in an old frame house. As the wind picks up creaky noises come from the shifting house. Outside, the swirling wind screaks through the trees and bushes. Is it any wonder the…Continue Reading →

S:1260 Principle: Love

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) Love. Love is everywhere and everywhen. Coaching Point: We don’t experience love due to our fears, needs, blindness, busyness, the activities of daily life. It is not because love is absent. Love is everywhere and everywhen. Do you make…Continue Reading →

S:1256 Principle: Hear

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) As someone who’s ability to hear has diminished I’ve become more aware of the importance of accurate hearing. And more aware of what constitutes accurate hearing, or more to the point, inaccurate hearing. There are many factors. And the…Continue Reading →

S:1250 Principle: Change

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) All permanent change is internal. Really? Let’s break it down: “All” – I’m skeptical about “all” “never” “everywhere” and such. I invite you to also be so when considering this S3MC Principle. But, in this case, I stand behind…Continue Reading →

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