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S:1109 Quote: Impostors

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “. . . If you can dream—and not make dreams your master; If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two impostors just the same; . . .” Rudyard Kipling   Coaching Point: Lifted …
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S:1102 Quote: Certainty

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “I have approximate answers and possible beliefs and different degrees of certainty about different things, but I am not absolutely sure of anything.” Richard Feynman   Coaching Point: Richard Feynman was one of the brightest lights in the world of physics research and study. Nanotechnology, quantum …
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S:1101 Quote: Relationships

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “I need to put you out of my misery!” Steve Potts   Coaching Point: Sometimes relationships need to end. Sometimes you just need to fire a customer. Or a vendor. Or an employee. Or spouse. Sometimes the misery simply is not worth it. That’s the key …
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S:1096 Quote: Get Even

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “It’s hard to get ahead when you’re trying to get even.” John Barnes   Coaching Point: You can put your attention and energy into moving toward the outcomes you want. The question is, what outcomes do you want? If you focus on getting even with someone …
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S:1091 Quote: The Unwise Man

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The unwise man is awake all night, and ponders everything over; when morning comes he is weary in mind, and all is a burden as ever.” Hávamál   Coaching Point: This ancient Nordic/Icelandic poem is excellent advice for living today. To lay awake at night because …
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S:1088 Quote: Freedom

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The essence of freedom is something that is able to overcome its own boundaries. The question is not only to be able to define things, but also to have the boundaries be felt in the proper way – they are defining but not limiting.” Frank Stella …
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S:1085 Quote: Meditation

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Meditation – don’t give it much thought.” Steve Straus   Coaching Point: Of course, meditation is not about thinking. Meditation and thinking are two very different activities. In fact, meditation is not an activity! It’s an intentional state of being. Meditation transcends thinking. For some – …
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S:1080 Quote: Freedom

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The ultimate freedom is the right to choose your attitude toward life.” Victor Frankl   Coaching Point: What are you choosing? Seriously, what are you choosing to think about? I get caught up in ‘stuff’ from time to time and find myself thinking about things which …
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S:1077 Quote: What You Did

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “What you have in the end is what you did on the journey.” Wayne “Butch” Gilliam – of The West Texas Investors Club   Coaching Point: Well that sure takes the pressure off. Or does it?   Copyright 2016 Steve Straus. All rights reserved. …
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S:1075 Quote: Easy

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “All things are difficult before they are easy.” Thomas Fuller   Coaching Point: It’s called the process of life. Start something, it’s difficult, then it becomes easy. The choice we have is whether we focus on the difficult part or on knowing it will become easy. …
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