S:0026 Distinction: Rigor vs. Stress

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Rigor involves commitment, effort, action and being casual, but not to the extent that the goal or task consumes the person or diminishes their quality of life. Stress occurs from attempting to accomplish something without adequate…Continue Reading →

S:0025 Attainment: Legacy

(Attainments are levels of growth along a path of development.)   Level 5 – Legacy To have seen the vision and left something tangible, even intangible like love, as your contribution to humanity. We can all do this. It takes a reserve of Self, love, time, space and money. Level 4 – Have a vision…Continue Reading →

S:0024 Distinction: Structure vs. Authority

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Structure connotes strength or support. Authority connotes power. Given that strength is the next paradigm of power, structure is healthier than authority. It might be said that we humans needed authority/power during a certain stage of…Continue Reading →

S:0023 Great Question: For The Entrepreneur?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   10 Questions for the Entrepreneur to ask of themself: 1. Why aren’t you a heck of a lot more profitable? 2. In what year do you plan to sell your business? 3. How much is your business worth right now? How could you double…Continue Reading →

S:0022 Distinction: Truth vs. Reality

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Reality and truth are not the same. Reality means the existence of any phenomena that we perceive or create in either our outer or inner world. Truth means what IS – what is fact, what is…Continue Reading →

S:0021 Principle: You Are Really Successful When…

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   10 ITEMS: 1. Your phone (or email) rings regularly with friends and associates who have a great business idea for you. All you have to do is to say Yes, because you have good reason/track record to trust…Continue Reading →

S:0020 Principle: Increase Your Success Point From The Inside Out Instead Of Pushing Yourself Harder

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   For whatever reason, humans have a Set Point — a natural balance point — for many parts of their lives, such as weight, energy level, success, money, love and thinking. And, as consumers, we spend billions of dollars…Continue Reading →

S:0019 Principle: Fostering Love is a Necessity

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Sample language: 1. How can I best show you (demonstrate) that I love you? 2. I will make mistakes — and I won’t know it at the time — as I raise you. Are you willing to forgive…Continue Reading →

S:0018 Distinction: Angels vs. Centers of Influence

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   A center of influence is a person or company that can send you 5 to 10% of your business. Angels are individuals or companies that can send you 50% of your clientele or refer that level…Continue Reading →

S:0017 Distinction: Assist vs. Help

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   To help someone means to step in, as in an auto accident. When you see someone on the pavement, you’re going to go in and help that person, you’re going to touch them, you’re going to…Continue Reading →