The Art of Strengths Coaching

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 And Achieving The Picture Of Success

Great workers pursue their principles in pressure situations. They may do this when performing as an athlete, medic, mediator, crisis manager, leader or in another role.

Such people look forward to such situations. They Read more

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.

It is Read more

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.

Another approach Read more

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

E is for Ease, Effectiveness and Excellence In Situations Where There Is An Edge

There are many ways to do fine work. One approach is to focus on being at ease, being effective and delivering excellence in situations where there is an edge.

Some people thrive in stimulating Read more

P is for The Positive History Approach To Getting Positive Results    

There are many ways to live life. One approach is for people to learn from their positive history and to follow their positive patterns to get positive results.

Everybody has a positive history. Everybody Read more