The Art of Strengths Coaching

E is for Being An Encouraging Elder

There are many ways to help people as we get older. One approach is to be an encouraging elder. It is to encourage, educate and enable other people to shape their futures.

People can Read more

S is for Setting Up Things To Succeed

Superb workers set up things to succeed rather than fail. They take this step whether planning to climb a mountain, build a relationship, lead a team, tackle a project or whatever.

Such workers plan Read more

R is for Radical Shifts That Bring Rewards

Looking back, when have you made a radical shift that brought rewards? You may have taken this step when looking after your health, changing your career, leading an organisation or whatever.

What motivated you Read more

P is for Positive Realists

Positive realists have a positive attitude, but they are also good at reading reality. They demonstrate this quality in the specific activity in which they excel. They may be encouraging people, playing a sport, Read more

E is for Feeling At Ease And Expressing Yourself

There are many models for doing fine work. One approach is to feel at ease, be fully engaged and then express yourself.

Looking back, can you think of a time when you followed Read more

C is for Concentrating On The Things You Care About That You Can Do Something About

People who make a positive contribution concentrate on what they can do. They do not become paralysed by what they can’t do.

They follow the advice given in the well-known Starfish story, written Read more

S is for The Strengths Approach To Encouraging People

There are many ways to encourage people. This approach helps people to build on their strengths and achieve their picture of success.

It starts by clarifying people’s picture of success. This is the case Read more