S:1410 Principle: Awareness

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) Think about shining a light on an object. Seeing the lit object is different from the light which illuminates it. There must be light to see it, but the light is separate from it. There are reasons for this […]

S:1408 Principle: Aces

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) In poker, blackjack, and some other card games an Ace may be played – at the card-holder’s option – as either a high- or low-value card. As in, Ace-King-Queen-Jack-Ten or Ace-2-3-4-5. It depends on the other cards in the […]

S:1404 Principle: Filters

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) Filters are some of Life’s little simplifiers. You don’t have to learn everything by yourself. You can use tools, processes, and approaches learned and perfected by others. Filters are some of those. Filters do a lot of the work […]

S:1399 Principle: History

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) For several reasons lately the topic of history is getting my attention. Some musing on History: “History is the creation of the present, not merely a record of the past.” I had to contemplate this a bit before I […]

S:1398 Principle: Seeing

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) We – each of us – see the world through our own filters, experiences, beliefs, biases, values, needs, wants, lacks, pleasures, relationships, wealth. Every single little bitty attribute we have affects what we perceive. It can’t be any other […]

S:1395 Principle: Belong

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) “I belong everywhere I am.” I overheard that sentence recently. It was spoken matter-of-factly with little emotional charge. Clearly it was a simple statement of that person’s truth – “I belong everywhere I am.” Reflecting on it I wonder […]

S:1394 Principle: 1202

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) Less than 25% of the world’s population is older than 53 meaning that for over three-quarters of living people the first landing on the Moon’s surface by humans is in interesting historical event not a personally remembered one. The […]

S:1392 Principle: NOW

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) NOW begins and ends at the same time. Since the Past and the Future are simply mental constructs (i.e. not real) ancient wisdom suggests it is best to live in the NOW. It would then be a good idea […]

S:1389 Principle: Flying Solo

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) This S3MC uses flying as a metaphor. It’s about a lot more than flying. When learning to become a pilot one of the significant steps – some might rightly call it THE significant step – is the occasion of […]

S:1385 Principle: Goodness

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) This S3MC comes in three steps. First, bring to mind people you have experienced as having goodness. A friend, a leader, a child, someone who exudes an energy of niceness, warmth, quiet friendliness. Goodness has an absence of critical […]