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.

People are good at finding solutions. Some solutions may work superbly. Some 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

M is for Motivating Missions

There are many models for doing meaningful work. One approach is to pursue a motivating mission.

Charles Garfield, the author of Peak Performers, described how many great workers are driven by a sense of 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

S is for Being A Specialist Who Helps People To Succeed

Looking at your life or work, when have you used a specialist to help you reach your goals?

You may have used one to help with your health, technology, house design, professional development 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