Do you get the promised value when you buy something?

I had an interesting insight this morning.

Putting a price tag on any product, service, or coaching is going to be a lie. My strategy sessions. My 67 step coaching. My health consultations. My Water Energizer. My Heaven on Earth...

Really, almost any product.

For one main reason:

The buyer creates the value for themselves! Nothing has value without someone saying so, without someone valuing it. So that means, that ((The issue is value or valuation. If we didn't have different values, if we valued everything the same, the world would be a lot easier place to navigate.

Around the time of the second world war and the holocaust, an German boy puzzled with the same questions. Fatherland, Jews, peace... he had these heavy duty questions, and he saw that each valued differently. Continue reading "Do you get the promised value when you buy something?"

It’s hard to be silently brilliant. Lots of thoughts occur when you open your mouth

It's hard to be silently brilliant. Lots of thoughts occur when you open your mouth.

This has been one of the principles I live by.

Now, that finally the harmful effects of the milk protein wore off... and I am returning to being normal.

So my Sunday Rants call was more productive than maybe ever. Not less ranty... mind you, but more insights.

It is very easy to think in a tiny box, and most people live that way. It is even possible for most to stay in that tiny box when they listen to someone, or read something. They never leave, never enlarge the box, never go anywhere.

Because what gives you your world, what you see, your actions, your words, your feelings... that is what is in the box.

I realized that some 29 years ago. It was New Year's Eve, and I spent it on the phone with a Landmark staff member from Detroit.

We took turns to speak the New Year into existence.
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Mad scientist: My experiments with milk

Louis Pasteur was a French scientist, the archetype of the "mad scientist".

He was famous for many inventions, including pasteurizing liquids, including milk...

But his maddest act was to inject himself with rabies virus... and then cure himself with his remedy.

Why am I sharing this with you? Because I turn out to be a mad scientist.

I experiment on myself. Why on myself? Because I can observe myself... and some of my experiments are potentially harmful. I am not as sure of my solution as Pasteur was...
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