The Art of Strengths Coaching

L is for Life Lessons From The Last Lecture

“There’s an academic tradition called the ‘Last Lecture.’

“Hypothetically, if you knew you were going to die and you had one last lecture, what would you say to your students?

“Well, for Read more

C is for Contentment

There are many views on how people achieve a feeling of contentment. Here are two approaches.

Contentment can be the precursor to feeling at peace. It can come from counting your blessings and appreciating Read more

P is for People Learning From Positive Models

People learn from two kinds of positive models. The first are people we learn from in the family, education, work and society. They show us positive ways of behaving in our daily lives and Read more

R is for The Rolling Contract Questions

There are many ways to ensure you keep giving great service to both your internal and external customers. One approach is to imagine that you are on a six month rolling contract that, in Read more

V is for Filling A Vacuum With A Vision

People like to have a compelling vision. They like to work towards improving their garden, mastering a skill, building a house, painting a picture, pursuing a satisfying mission or striving to achieve a meaningful Read more

C is for Channelling Your Character rather than Changing Your Character

There are many views about how people develop. One approach is to help a person to channel their character in a constructive way rather than change their character. Let’s explore how this works in Read more

B is for Building Bridges For Peace

Sometimes you hear a message that stops you in your tracks. You have an experience that shows you how good human beings can be.

Many people have this feeling when listening to Jo Berry Read more

C is for The Confidence Approach To Getting Concrete Results  

There are many models for doing superb work. This article draws on the confidence approach to helping people to perform at their best in sports. The approach can be applied, however, in many other Read more