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 →

S:0032 Distinction: Learning vs. Acquiring Skills/Knowledge

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Traditionally, learning has been known as the process of gaining knowledge or skill, via schooling, study, experience, conditioning, and/or experimentation. Information, and the ability to synthesize it with experience, gives rise to knowledge, expertise, mastery and…Continue Reading →

S:0031 Top 10 List: The 10 Laws of Marketing

1. Be inventive enough to be first in a category or niche. 2. If you aren’t first, then set up a new category/niche that you can be first in. 3. You can’t change people’s minds once they are made up. Put your efforts elsewhere. 4. There are no “best” products or services. The perception is…Continue Reading →

S:0030 Quote: Truth

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die.” Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)   Copyright 1996 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →