The Art of Strengths Coaching

T is for Taking Time To Think

How do you buy time to think when faced by a crisis? How do you take time to refocus before tackling the next challenge? How do you set aside time to consider the important Read more

S is for Recognising There Are Virtually Always Solutions

People face many challenges in their lives. The challenges may be individual, social or global. They may be practical, psychological or philosophical.

Whatever the challenge, however, there are virtually always solutions. Some solutions may Read more

C is for The Caring Curve

What are the things you really care about? How can you translate this caring into action? What do you want to happen as a result of showing this caring? People often mention similar themes Read more

S is for Solidity And Sparkle

There are many models for doing fine work. One approach is to combine solidity and sparkle. It is to do solid work and then add something special to achieve success.

People can take these Read more

D is for Deciding What You Want To Keep Doing, Start Doing And Stop Doing

Imagine that you want to explore how to shape your future. One approach is to start by focusing on your life goals.

You can then consider how to work towards these aims by clarifying Read more

O is for Being Organised And Giving Outstanding Performances

There are many models for doing fine work. One approach is for people to be organised and then give outstanding performances.

Looking back, can you think of a time when you have seen or Read more

P is for Pleasure rather than The Obsession With Pressure

People make choices every day. They can choose to be positive or negative, grateful or grumpy. Each choice does, of course, have consequences.

People can also follow a certain path towards doing good work. Read more

A is for Achieving Results When Things Are Ambivalent

Good workers are able to analyse, act and achieve results when things are ambivalent. They are able cut through the fog of mixed messages or uncertainty.

Getting to the heart of the matter, they Read more

C is for The Psychology Of Climbers

What can we learn from serious climbers? Mike Levenhagen from Santa Clara University outlined three themes that emerge from his study of such people.

Serious climbers climb for reasons of achievement and for the Read more

D is for Deciding What Your Team Wants To Keep Doing, Start Doing And Stop Doing

Super teams encourage their people to focus on the key strategies for achieving success. They encourage people to keep doing the right things in the right way to get the right results.

As time Read more