Ask for What You Want

In my on-going theme about language, I was recently reminded of this quote by Mother Teresa. Nothing more to say. Ask for what you want. Do not focus on what you DO NOT want. And if you are, like many people, having a hard time shifting out of what you do not want,...

Argue for Your Limitations

“Argue for your limitations, and surely they’re yours.” –Richard Bach It’s funny isn’t it? How we talk about certain things are “just not possible?” We don’t have to say, “No” or “I won’t.” We can prove it. We can prove that certain things are just not possible....

The Power of The Declaration

When I coach people, it is to discover new things they did not know before – usually new things about themselves.  Usually this means that some kind of action is revealed to them – some kind of forward movement or next step. At the end of every coaching call, my...

Hope is a City in Arkansas

Last week I posted a piece I wrote on “have to” versus “get to.”  For me there is no difference between the two. All of life involves choice and “have to” is still a choice. In a couple days my newsletter will come out. In that, I have focused even more on the power...

Have to – Get to

I was in an on-line writing class and every day we were prompted to write something. Day Eight was this: “make two lists: have to and get to.” My newsletter in August will have an expanded discussion about language, how we use it and what opens up or closes down based...