S:1177 Quote: Enthusiasm

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.” Aldous Huxley   Coaching Point: That’s why some people are afraid to retire, they think they will lose their enthusiasm for life. Enthusiasm is self-imposed,…Continue Reading →

S:1175 Quote: Fun

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “People rarely succeed unless they have fun at what they are doing.” Dale Carnegie   Coaching Point: I frequently come across people who believe they must strive, struggle, stress, effort, or suffer to achieve outcomes. When quizzed about their approach to life they say it’s the…Continue Reading →

S:1171 Quote: Ego

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Your ego is not your amigo.” Jared Dillian   Coaching Point: He’s referring to having your ego-driven emotions interfere with making effective investment decisions. It’s certainly well known that buying and selling from either fear or greed is not useful. Many think of that which is…Continue Reading →

S:1168 Quote: Negativity

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “One eventually becomes unwilling to support negativity, within or without. This is not because it is wrong, but merely futile.” David R. Hawkins   Coaching Point: “But, but, they’re wrong! I’m right!” you might think. That may be so. Or not. It depends on the context…Continue Reading →

S:1164 Quote: Mastery

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “You cannot master the three-ring circus until you have mastered the three-ring binder.” Author unknown   Coaching Point: Big visions and goals produce big results. Always be willing to go-for-it and live the life of your biggest dreams. The people who are routinely, regularly, repeatedly successful…Continue Reading →

S:1161 Quote: It’s Personal

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “All business is personal. It goes where invited. And stays where valued.” Steve Jolly (Marketing wizard)   Coaching Point: This brings to mind several questions: – Are you making your business personal? – Are you giving people the opportunity to invite you in? – Are you…Continue Reading →

S:1153 Quote: Happens

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Anything that happens, happens. Anything that, in happening, causes something else to happen, causes something else to happen. Anything that, in happening, causes itself to happen again, happens again. It doesn’t necessarily do it in chronological order, though.” Douglas Adams   Coaching Point: At first reading,…Continue Reading →

S:1152 Quote: During The Game

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “We could all use a little coaching. When you’re playing the game, it’s hard to think of everything.” Jim Rohn   Coaching Point: Sure, this could be slipped in as a pitch for having a Coach, but think about the general wisdom in Rohn’s observation. During…Continue Reading →

S:1148 Quote: To Know

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “To know the laws that govern the winds …… will give you an easy mind on your voyage around the world; otherwise, you may tremble at the appearance of every cloud.” Joshua Slocum 1844-1909 ‘Sailing Alone Around the World’   Coaching Point: Sometimes it takes work,…Continue Reading →

S:1144 Quote: Education

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The education of circumstances is superior to that of tuition.” William Wordsworth   Coaching Point: More’s to be learned outside the classroom than in?   Copyright 2017 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

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