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

C is for Building On What People Can Do Rather Than What They Can’t Do

This is an approach that can be helpful when encouraging a person who may have strengths in specific activities but not be an all-rounder. It focuses on what a person can do rather than Read more

C is for Co-ordination Being Crucial

Great organisations recognise that co-ordination is crucial. Why? Getting creative people to combine their talents can be a challenging task at the best of times. Co-ordinators ensure that people channel their efforts towards achieving Read more

A is for Attitude, Ability And Achievement

Imagine that a person has asked for your help in working towards achieving their goals. You can start by creating an encouraging environment. It can then be helpful:

To invite the person to explore Read more

R is for Being Resourceful Rather Than Resentful  

People love to feel in charge of shaping their futures. There are many situations, however, where some of the quotes attributed to Epictetus remain true.

It’s not what happens to you, but Read more

F is for The Art Of Facilitation

Imagine you have been asked to facilitate a team workshop. Your aim will be to help people to channel their energies towards achieving their chosen goals. This may involve taking the following steps.

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W is for The Wholistic Approach To Wellbeing, Work And Wealth

There are many ways to look at work. One approach is to take a wholistic view. It is to focus on getting the right blend between wellbeing, work and wealth. Different people may face Read more

P is for The Positive Realist’s Approach  

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.

Going into a situation, they clarify the Read more

P is for People Making A Positive Contribution During Their Time On The Planet  

Imagine that you want to make a positive contribution during your time on the planet. There are many ways to explore this theme.

Viktor Frankl, for example, encouraged people to focus on what they Read more

W is for The Win-Win Approach

There are many ways to try to solve differences. One approach is for people to aim to – as far as possible – get win-win solutions. These are more likely to achieve long term Read more