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:1174 Great Question: Freedom?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “How do I define my freedom today?”   Coaching Point: This Great Question has multiple parts. First, notice it is “my” freedom, not the definition someone else or society may have. Next, today’s definition may be different from one you had in times past.…Continue Reading →

S:1173 Principle: The Future

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   The best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment. Reality won’t go away because you don’t want to know. We see what we believe rather than what we see. Something…Continue Reading →

S:1172 Distinction: Advantage vs. Aberration

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   To have an advantage is to have an edge, a leg up, a better view. Looking for, and finding advantages is part of becoming, and staying, successful. Successful in business, of course, but advantages are useful…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:1170 Great Question: Prepare?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “What can I prepare for today?”   Coaching Point: Professionals prepare. One difference between a professional and an amateur. She prepares for a 100 yard race by running miles of practice. Months of music practice prepares him to give a one hour concert. Maybe…Continue Reading →

S:1169 Principle: Emotions

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   “… an emotion is the symptom of a thought, and attempting to block the emotion is ignoring the thought that’s causing the feeling.” David Hawkins “No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to…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:1167 Great Fear: Of Not Winning

(Great fears are barriers to experiencing your real life.)   We all want to win. The definition of winning differs for each of us. Even people who claim to not be interested in winning are. They simply have another name for it. To win is to experience an outcome which is meaningful to you. The…Continue Reading →

S:1166 Distinction: Expertise vs. Experience

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   This is an easy Distinction to understand, but can be a difficult one to live. Each time we experience something we add to that base of experience. Do that enough and we are said to “have…Continue Reading →

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