The Art of Strengths Coaching

B is for Converting Boring Times To Beautiful Times

Looking back, can you think of a situation when boredom led to you making a breakthrough? You may have been doing something tiresome or repetitive. You may have been looking ahead and seen nothing Read more


    T is for Learning To Make Transitions Between Activities In Which You Want To Be Totally Engaged  

    Peak performers often immerse themselves deeply in their chosen activities. They love to go through the process of absorption, adventure and achievement. Sometimes they enter a state of flow.

    This has huge benefits, Read more


      F is for The Front Loading Approach To Improving Finishing

      Good finishers rise to the occasion and deliver the goods when it matters. Such people often start, however, by doing an enormous amount of front loading.

      This preparation can take different forms and Read more


        S is for Supporters And Soulmates

        People who do creative things may find lots of supporters. They may find it challenging, however, to find many creative soulmates. They may get lots of encouragement, but they may also have a feeling Read more


          S is for Supporting The Human Spirit

          There are many approaches to helping people to develop. One approach is to focus on supporting the human spirit. One of my mentors explained this in the following way.

          “We meet many people Read more


            P is for Planning Properly To Increase The Probability Of Success    

            During the 1960s and 70s I got the opportunity to learn from peak performers in different fields. One interesting theme that emerged was their different approaches to planning.

            Some people set aside lots of Read more


              M is for Making The Time To Do What Really Matters In Life And To Make Magical Memories    

              Different people have different philosophies of life. One approach is to keep making the time to do what really matters in life and to make magical memories.

              Some people aim to follow this philosophy Read more


                S is for Sages

                There are many ways to help people to develop. One approach is to learn from sages.

                Different people are seen as sages in different fields. Whatever field they focus on, however, they often demonstrate Read more


                  C is for The Compass Of Calmness, Clarity, Consistency, Creativity And Concrete Results

                  There are many ways to live life. One approach is to follow your inner compass. You will, of course, have your own framework for clarifying the guidelines they want to follow.

                  This article looks Read more


                    G is for Grit

                    During the past decade it has become common to talk about the need for people to develop grit to reach their goals. The concept of grit, however, needs to be seen in context.

                    People Read more