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S:1242 Quote: Models

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “All models are wrong, but some are useful.” George Box Coaching Point: He further said, “Since all models are wrong the scientist must be alert to what is importantly wrong. It is inappropriate to be concerned about mice when there are tigers abroad.” That’s the Signal vs. …
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S:1236 Quote: Too Soon

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “I made my money by selling too soon.” by, variouslyBernard BaruchBaron Nathan RothschildJ.P. Morgan Coaching Point: The main point of their message is this: Greed for the last dime …
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S:1229 Quote: Genuine

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “There is something in every one of you that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself. It is the only true guide you will ever have. And if you cannot hear it, you will all of your life spend your days on the …
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S:1226 Quote: Consistency

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “All fields of human knowledge change over time, and even the reporting of history itself is subject to revision based on new discoveries and methodologies. Thus, all beliefs and information are tentative in that even if the facts don’t change, their significance or meaning is subject to …
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S:1219 Quote: Trading Lesser For Greater

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “Let go of the lesser in order to experience the greater. This is not a bad bargain.” Ernest Holmes Coaching Point: This would seem the perfect example of a no-brainer. Who wouldn’t make that lesser-for-greater trade? Most of us, it turns out. We get stuck in the …
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S:1214 Quote: Individuality

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “Our individuality is all, all, that we have.There are those who barter it for security,those who repress it for what they believe is the betterment of the whole society,but blessed in the twinkle of the morning star is the one who nurtures it and rides it, in …
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S:1209 Quote: Splitting Rock

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but …
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S:1208 Quote: Past and Future

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “What I thought was my destiny was just my past running out ahead of me.” Peyton Wimmer   Coaching Point: It is so easy to have wishes for the future be based on the past. Many goals are attempts to plug holes. We can believe (read: …
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S:1204 Quote: The Universe

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “We live in a self-organizing creative intelligent learning trial-and-error participatory interactive evolving universe.” Richard Thieme   Coaching Point: That’s quite a mouthful! Do you agree with him? Why or why not?   Copyright 2018 Steve Straus. All rights reserved. …
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S:1201 Quote: The Opinions of Others

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Don’t let the opinions of the average man sway you. Dream, and he thinks you’re crazy. Succeed, and he thinks you’re lucky. Acquire wealth, and he thinks you’re greedy. Pay no attention. He simply doesn’t understand.” Robert Allen   Coaching Point: What is so compelling about …
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