S:0042 Principle: To Coach

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   According to the dictionary the earliest use of the word “coach” describes a type of carriage. Therefore the root meaning of the verb “to coach” is: “To convey a valued person from where they are to where they…Continue Reading →

S:0041 Quote: Awareness

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.” James Thurber (1894-1961)   Copyright 1996 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0040 Attainment: Secure

(Attainments are levels of growth along a path of development.)   Level 5 – Secure One just IS (versus FEELS) this way about themselves or a situation. When you are secure, you can afford to take more risks. It comes from having a very strong personal foundation. Level 4 – Safe Several layers of protection…Continue Reading →

S:0039 Quote: Balance

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “There’s more to life than increasing its speed.” Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)   Copyright 1996 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0038 Attainment: Abundance

(Attainments are levels of growth along a path of development.)   Level 5 – Abundance This is more a place to come from than just a measure of some quantity. When you “get” (not just “understand”) that there is no shortage of anything you really need – money, love, help, time, space – then you…Continue Reading →

S:0037 Attainment: Reality

(Attainments are levels of growth along a path of development.)   Level 5 – Reality I’m gonna die! Level 4 – Is I feel like I’ll live forever. Level 3 – Evidenced I’m healthier than anyone I know, so I’ll live forever. Level 2 – Should I’d better live forever. Level 1 – Denial I’ll…Continue Reading →

S:0036 Distinction: Evidence vs. Commitment

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Commitment is a desire or goal that is strong and obvious. Commitments are useful. However, many commitments have built into them shoulds, wants, declarations and intentions. Some people use commitments as a way to get “juice”…Continue Reading →

S:0035 Attainment: Flow

(Attainments are levels of growth along a path of development.)   Level 5 – Flow Highest natural state where you follow the path of least resistance. Level 4 – Momentum Continuous motion, which implies a steady source of energy causing the movement. With momentum, change can occur much more easily, such as turning a boat…Continue Reading →

S:0034 Distinction: Wisdom vs. Mastery

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Wisdom is the art of perceiving what is true, lasting and present. Mastery is the possession of consummate skill with a full command of a subject of study. Wisdom comes from knowing yourself and is the…Continue Reading →

S:0033 Quote: Success

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind. Failure makes people bitter and cruel.” W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)   Copyright 1996 Steve Straus. All…Continue Reading →