S:1215 Principle: Change

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) Nothing changes if nothing changes. Coaching Point: If you are stuck, why?If you are waiting for change to happen, why? Copyright 2019 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:1211 Principle: Events

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) It is not the events in in your life which are causing how you feel. It is how you are reacting to those events. Coaching Point: What do you think might happen if you never blamed again? What would…Continue Reading →

S:1207 Principle: Clarity

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   If you don’t have clarity, don’t make up a story. Clarity is one of the ‘secret’ tools of highly successful people. Whether taking or withholding action to do so with clarity is smart. People who struggle tend to…Continue Reading →

S:1206 Principle: Repeating

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   An issue of mine sidestepped for years became clear. (If you have never sidestepped something, you may ignore the rest of this S3MC.) The issue: I enjoy the first time nearly always, the ninth nearly never. Discovery, curiosity,…Continue Reading →

S:1203 Principle: Blowing Leaves

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Deciduous trees drop their leaves. They lie there. Having ever tried to blow the leaves into piles – while the wind is blowing! – you’ve experienced an attribute of life which shows up in other than leaves. If…Continue Reading →

S:1198 Principle: What IS Real?

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Read a book recently about consciousness, awareness, and clarity, in which the author made an interesting comment. He said, ”Most input is anecdotal, transitory, and illusory.” My first reaction was to push back, disagree with him. As I…Continue Reading →

S:1193 Principle: A Good Day

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   A client recently mentioned that a good day for him had three components: > Upon awakening, he felt inspired. > Throughout the day, he felt safe. > At the end of the day, he felt fulfilled. As I…Continue Reading →

S:1192 Principle: Signposts and Goalposts

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.   Signposts and goalposts are each valid and useful, but they’re different and have different uses. A goalpost signifies an ending. You may or may not reach a goal. You may or may not be attached to achieving a…Continue Reading →

S:1187 Principle: Self-Awareness

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   As I sat down to write this S3MC I started, as usual, with a search of today’s topic in the database of past issues to see what I had already written related to it. (The database is bigger…Continue Reading →

S:1181 Principle: Abundant

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   A sentence in a book caught my attention recently: “Life lies open to me, rich, full and abundant.” What hit me was how different people might respond differently to it. Some might think, “Yes, that’s true for me”…Continue Reading →

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