The Art of Strengths Coaching

P is for Clarifying Your Principles And Following These In Personal And Professional Situations

There are many approaches to living life. One approach is to clarify the core principles you want to follow. These principles can become your centre. They can provide the inner compass that you can Read more


    C is for Clear Contracting  

    Clear contracting plays a crucial role in both personal and professional relationships. People feel better when:

    They make clear agreements with each other about what they are each going to do to reach Read more


      F is for Focusing  

      There are many ways that people choose to focus. These can range from being fully present in the moment to relentlessly pursuing their sense of mission. Here are some ways that people express Read more


        R is for Helping People Learn By Focusing On The Importance Of Relationships, Relevance And Results  

        Today many people talk about the new Rs in education. These include the importance of relationships, relevance and results. Some educators also focus on respect, reflection, resilience and rigour.

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          C is for Concentrating On Your Craft

          There are many ways to do fine work. One approach is to concentrate on your craft, do creative work and get concrete results.

          Sometimes this can also be a way of coping during difficult Read more


            E is for Doing Work That Is Effective, Excellent and Extraordinary  

            There are many models for doing fine work. One approach is for people to do work that is effective, excellent and then extraordinary. Different people do this in different ways.

            Maria Montessori did Read more


              T is for Talismanic People Who Can Have A Positive Effect On A Team’s Performance  

              There are many approaches to building a team. One approach is to employ talismanic people who have a positive effect on the team’s performance.

              There are several definitions for the word talisman. These include Read more


                P is for Following Your Principles When Dealing With Provocation  

                Looking back, can you think of a time when you followed your principles in the face of provocation? This could have been in your personal or professional life.

                You may have stayed calm Read more


                  D is for Delivering High Standards On The Way Towards Deserving Success  

                  There are many views about success. One view is that people are more deserving of success when they deliver high standards rather than when they rely on others falling short.

                  People do not always Read more


                    R is for Romantic Realists Who Deliver Remarkable Results

                    During the past fifty years I have studied many positive realists. Such people have a positive attitude, but are also good at reading reality. They are not blind optimists.

                    This approach led to studying Read more