The Positive Encourager’s Book Articles

This section contain articles from The Positive Encourager’s Book

The Wholistic Approach – Focusing On Wellbeing, Work And Wealth

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

The Money, Meaning And Magic Approach

People want three things from work: money, meaning and magic. Money feeds the stomach. But meaning and magic feed the spirit and the soul.

A person needs enough money to get the basic materials Read more

The Managing Triggers Approach

Different people have different triggers that can lead to them behaving in ways that cause difficulties. Sometimes they may manage such situations successfully. Sometimes they may fall into a downward spiral.

A recovering alcoholic Read more

The Beating The Double Bind Approach

Have you ever been in a double bind? This is a situation in which – no matter what you do – you seem bound to lose.

Double binds cause great pain in the family Read more

The Pot Fillers And Pot Drillers Approach

There are many ways to encourage people. One way is to be a pot filler rather than a pot driller. This approach is based on the work of Virginia Satir, a great family therapist.

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The Class Act Approach

“They are a class act,” is a phrase used to describe somebody who consistently performs brilliantly and also adds that touch of class.

The singer produces a memorable encore. The victor behaves generously, whilst Read more

The Pioneering Approach

Pioneers focus on something they feel passionately about where they have the ability to do great work. They may be following their vocation, doing a creative project or tackling a specific challenge.

Such people Read more

The Taking Control Approach

People like to feel in control. They like to feel able to take charge of shaping their future lives. Sometimes they can experience difficulties, however, if they feel things are beyond their control.

A Read more

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

The Generous Guide Approach

This approach involves being generous and sharing guidance in a way that helps people to achieve their goals. It is one I saw in action early in my career. It was embodied by some Read more