The Art of Strengths Coaching

E is for The Enjoyment And Excitement Of Encouraging People  

This is a more personal article because many people have given me encouragement. They have had a strong influence on the work I have done during the past 50 years.

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P is for Asking Positive Questions That Can Lead To Positive Results

There are many ways to encourage people. One approach is to ask positive questions that help people to find answers they personally believe in. People can then translate their findings into action to achieve Read more

C is for Continuing To Be Creative

There are many ways to do creative work. One approach is to clarify when you feel creative and how you can follow your creative style in the future. Let’s explore how to make this Read more

S is for Spreading Support rather than Spreading Stress

Looking back, can you think of a situation when you chose to be supportive towards people, rather than increase the stress? You may have chosen:

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F is for Being Fit For Purpose rather than Fatigued

Looking back on your life, when have you felt ready to face a challenge? What did you do to feel fit, rather than fatigued?

You may have been preparing to run a half marathon, Read more

P is for The Positive Approach To Doing Your Personal Best  

There are many ways to do your personal best. One approach is to focus on the following themes. You can adapt these when focusing on your personal or professional life.

Being Positive

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S is for Helping A Person To Create Their Strengths Profile

Imagine that somebody has asked you to help them to find their strengths. They also want to clarify how they can use these qualities to help potential employers to achieve success.

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K is for Knowing How To Manage Knowledge Workers

This article comes with a caveat. Many knowledge workers are almost unmanageable, but there is also good news. It is possible to manage the contributions of knowledge workers to achieve a compelling goal.

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I is for Being An Introvert – And Maybe Even An Invisible – Who Does Good Work

Susan Cain and Jennifer Kahnweiler have, together with many others, shown the valuable contribution made by introverts. David Zweig has highlighted the fine work done by self-effacing people who sometimes prefer to be invisible.

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W is for Doing The Work Where You May Be Both A Warrior And A Wizard

There are many models for finding your strengths. One approach is to identify the activities where you sometimes combine the qualities of being both a warrior and a wizard.

Warriors love to work hard. Read more