S:1484 Quote: Be

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement, or enlightenment.) “Better be than seen.”Old Proverb Coaching Point: Be is from within. Seen is without.To be Seen well takes work.To Be well takes different work.How are you Being? Copyright 2024 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.

S:1478 Quote: Hug the Dog

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement, or enlightenment.) “When all else fails, hug the dog.” A sign in the vet’s office this morning Coaching Point: You may or may not be a ‘dog person’ or even a ‘pet’ person. Doesn’t matter. Perhaps you have some other way of connecting with that which is beyond yourself. […]

S:1476 Quote: Origin Story

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement, or enlightenment.) “Every dream has an origin story.” Tag line for a bank (Origin Bank, of course) Coaching Point: We frequently talk about dreams. The importance of having dreams. The motivation they provide. The organizing energy they attract. Their ultimate effect. Dreams are important. Look deeper. Something causes each […]

S:1473 Quote: Love and Understanding

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement, or enlightenment.) “Lovers don’t need to always understand each other,as long as they’re understanding of each other.” Rudolph Lambert Fernandez Coaching Point: You never know where wisdom will make itself obvious! This quote was in a review of the now decades-old Oscar-winning movie “Children of a Lesser God.” The […]

S:1471 Quote: Play

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement, or enlightenment.) “Play!” The advice of countless wise people Coaching Point: The act of playing creates energy.It triggers creativity.Play provides a path to escape from mind numbing routine.Play attracts others to join you.And yet many people (read: adults) have forgotten to tap into and benefit from play.Do you have […]

S:1465 Quote: Right

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement, or enlightenment.) “The only obligationwhich I have a right to assumeis to do at any timewhat I think right.” Henry David Thoreau Coaching Point: This quote can be viewed from two directions. Perhaps the classic or at least more common way is to see it as a flag for […]

S:1463 Quote: Imagine

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement, or enlightenment.) “Sometimes it is the peoplewho no one imagines anything ofwho do the thingsthat no one can imagine.” Said about Alan Turing Coaching Point: Turing was the creator of the first complete specification of an electronic stored-program all-purpose digital computer. Standing on the shoulders of the work of […]

S:1460 Quote: Everything

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement, or enlightenment.) “Americans always do the right thing,after they’ve tried everything else.” Winston Churchill Coaching Point: Churchill was a friend and fan of America. His comment was not intended as a ‘knock’ against it, rather an observation of how the USA processes and progresses. But his view has a […]

S:1455 Quote: Dreams

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement, or enlightenment.) “Dreams are not so different from deeds as some may think.All the deeds of men are only dreams at first.And in the end, their deeds dissolve into dreams.”and“If you will it, it is no dream;and if you do not will it,a dream it is and a dream […]

S:1452 Quote: Learning Lessons

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement, or enlightenment.) “Rule Number One is this: If you’re open to learning, you get your life-lessons delivered as gently as the tickle of a feather. But if you’re defensive, if you stubbornly persist in being right instead of learning the lesson at hand, if you stop paying attention to […]