The Art of Strengths Coaching

P is for Positive Strategies For Managing Post-Purpose Syndrome  

People love to have a sense of purpose. A person may strive to win a gold medal, sell a business, write a book or reach retirement. They work hard and feel exhilarated when Read more

B is for Building Beautiful Things That Boost People

There are many ways to do fine work. One approach is to build on your strengths and build beautiful things that boost people. Different people choose different ways to take this path.

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P is for People Pursuing Their Principles In Pressure Situations

Great workers often focus on their purpose, principles and picture of success in pressure situations. They may take this route when performing as an athlete, mediator, crisis manager or in another role.

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S is for Switching On To Positive Things rather than Only Switching Off From Negative Things  

There are many ways to stay sane in a seemingly crazy world. One approach is to switch on to doing positive things rather than just switch off from doing negative things.

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B is for Brilliance

There are many ways for people to do fine work. A chef does it by creating a wonderful meal that people will remember for the rest of their lives. A footballer does it Read more

W is for The Three Waves Approach To Shifting A Culture

Imagine you are a leader. You have been given the authority to do whatever is necessary to shift an organisation’s culture. Some leaders invite the employees to ‘change’, but this seldom works.

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T is for Being A Trusted Advisor

There are many ways to help people. One approach is to be a good trusted advisor. This article is based on the workshops I run for organisations that want their people to act Read more

P is for Putting Yourself Into Situations Where You Are Fully Present  

There are many ways to do fine work. One approach is to put yourself into situations where you feel fully present. Looking at your life and work, when does this happen for you? Here Read more

D is for The Development Approach Rather Than The Change Approach Delivering The Desired Results  

The development approach believes that people already have the seeds of development within them. They already have strengths and successful patterns. They can be helped to build on these – plus sometimes add other Read more

S is for Seven Steps For Helping A Person To Step Up And Succeed  

Many organisations want their people to step up. They want them to be self-motivated, develop their skills and deliver success. Some organisations approach this in a structured way whilst others do it in Read more