The Art of Strengths Coaching

E is for Excellent Teams Getting The Right Balance Of Entrepreneurs, Experts and Eager Beavers    

There are many models for building fine teams. One approach is to get the right balance of entrepreneurs, experts and eager beavers. This is an approach that I have seen work in pioneering companies.

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    G is for Getting A Good Grounding  

    There are many ways to develop. One approach is to clarify your gifts. It is then to get a good grounding in the activity where you want to do good work.

    Looking back, can Read more


      R is for Recognising The Rules In A Situation And Following Your Route To Get The Desired Results  

      People like to know the rules in a situation. There are rules that exist in families, relationships, teams, organisations and societies. Sometimes these rules are clear, sometimes these are vague.

      People can feel Read more


        D is for Being Duty Driven

        Different people are driven by different senses of duty. They may feel a duty to care for their family, follow a moral code, pursue a philosophy, follow their vocation or whatever. This commitment often Read more


          P is for Seeing People’s Patterns And The Possible Consequences  

          There are many models for understanding people and their behaviour. These range from psychoanalytic approaches to studying people who deliver peak performance.

          One approach is to focus on a person’s patterns and the Read more


            S is for Soul Food

            What are the things that feed your soul? Here are some answers that people give to this question.

            The specific things that feed my soul are:

            Encouraging people … Being with Read more


              F is for Frameworks For Fulfilment

              Great leaders create a positive environment in which motivated people can achieve peak performance. There is many models for making this happen.

              One approach is to create a framework that enables people to focus, Read more


                C is for People Who Focus On Compassion rather than Only On Cash

                Different people have different philosophies of life. Some people focus on compassion. Some people focus only on cash. The things that people focus on often drives their actions.

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                  Z is for The Things In Your Team That Are In The Green, Amber And Red Zones

                  Imagine that you lead a team. People are clear on the team’s purpose, principles and picture of success. They have also made clear contracts about their best contributions towards achieving the goals.

                  There are Read more


                    A is for Attention, Application And Achievement  

                    There are many models for doing fine work. One approach is to focus on attention, application and achievement.

                    “Attention is everything,” we are told. “What we focus on, we become.” Everything is food and Read more