Quotes

S:0933 Quote: Courage

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” Sir Winston Churchill   Coaching Point: We all know about the first point Sir Winston makes, but the second? He also observed, about truth: “The …
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S:0931 Quote: Judging

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)    “We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   Coaching Point: I generally love Longfellow’s thoughts and observations on the human condition, but this one is in conflict with the Coaching …
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S:0921 Quote: Intuition

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “An intuition: the unconscious mind has reasons the conscious part still has to catch up with.” Alain de Botton   Coaching Point: We tend to trust only the conscious thoughts. It’s what the mind does. When you have an intuition you are experiencing from other than …
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S:0914 Quote: Indispensable

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Anyone who thinks they are indispensable is dispensable.” Steve Straus   Coaching Point: Have you ever experienced someone who radiates the energy that they are the ultimate expression of the human race? How does that land with you? Look, we’re all good at something, maybe even …
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S:0909 Quote: Principles

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Coaching Point: “…the triumph of principles.” There is a lot to think about in those four words. To know someone’s principles, observe their behavior. They may …
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S:0907 Quote: Character

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Abraham Lincoln   Coaching Point: How do you act when you have power? What do you observe about others when they have it? Was ‘ol Abe correct, are …
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S:0895 Quote: You Are

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “You are greater by far than who you are trying to become.” Author unknown (perhaps it’s a variation of a Patanjali quote)   Coaching Point: You are, you really are, but people who are intent on creating a ‘better’ future sometimes forget this. They have bought …
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S:0893 Quote: Occur

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “My occur muscle works better when I’m talking with you.” Said to a Coach by a Client   Coaching Point: Occur muscle? What’s that? The client explained that when he is talking with his Coach things occur to him that don’t when he’s not. He called …
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S:0891 Quote: Life Purpose

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “A Life Purpose is not a job description, nor is a job description a Life Purpose. They are related,however.” Scott Ochoa   Coaching Point: So often people get caught up in their job/ occupation/profession/business that they forget to pause and ask, “Now, what is my Life …
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S:0888 Quote: Email

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “It’s called e-mail, not e-mmediate.” Bruno George (Film industry innovator)   Coaching Point: You run it or it runs you. Are you at choice?   Copyright 2012 Steve Straus. All rights reserved. …
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