The Art of Strengths Coaching

V is for Vulnerability Being A Great Teacher

Vulnerability can be a great teacher. Sometimes we learn valuable lessons about what is important in life.

Sometimes wisdom seeps into our bones and we apply the lessons in our lives. Other times we Read more

S is for Choosing To Succeed rather than Sulk

Everybody experiences setbacks in life. They may then need time to reflect and gather their strength. At a certain point, however, they will need to make a decision.

Looking to the future, they can Read more

P is for Being Your Positive Self

“Be true to yourself,” is the advice sometimes given to people who may be facing a decision.

This view is reinforced by many people who have written about the regrets of people who are Read more

L is for Leaving A Positive Legacy

People often want to leave a legacy. They often want to encourage their loved ones and help other people to be happy. They also want to pass on the fruits of their labours and Read more

D is for Deciding To Shape Your Future rather than Simply Drift

People sometimes come to a point in their lives when they decide to do their best to shape their futures. One person summarised the decision they took in the following way.

Six months ago Read more

M is for Implementing A Mentoring Programme In Your Organisation

Mentors are wise and trusted advisors. They share knowledge in a way that helps the mentee to achieve their personal or professional goals.

Imagine you have been asked to introduce a mentoring programme within Read more

E is for Having Enthusiasm For The Effort Involved As Well As For The End Result

When do you feel enthusiasm for the effort involved as well as for the end result? Different people give different answers to this question. Here are some they mention.

I feel enthusiasm Read more

S is for Substance And Style

Superb workers have both the substance and style required to deliver success. People demonstrate these qualities when working as individuals, teams or organisations.

Some people have great substance. They have the resources, knowledge and Read more

E is for Building An Excellence Culture rather than An Excuse Culture

When have you encountered an excellence culture, rather than an excuse culture?

You may have visited a sports team, hospital, company or other organisation where people continually delivered high standards. What did people Read more

T is for Seeing Things As Tasks To Be Done rather than Triumphs Or Disasters

People are emotional beings. They love to follow their passion, for example, and translate this into a clear purpose. They then aim to be professional and work hard to achieve peak performance.

Feelings can Read more