The Art of Strengths Coaching

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

F is for The Flowing Way  

There are many ways to do fine work. One approach is to flow, focus, do fine work, finish and, as a by-product, sometimes find fulfilment. Different people take these steps in different ways.

You Read more

S is for Scanning On The Way Towards Achieving Success  

Superb workers focus on the specific activity in which they can excel. They continually go through the process of scanning to see the big picture and see patterns. They select their chosen strategy and Read more

S is for Seizing The Day

Great workers choose when they want to seize the day. They then aim to be positive and perform superbly. They take this approach rather than postpone the day.

Different people choose different ways to Read more

A is for The Five A Model For Achievement

There are many models for understanding how people can do superb work. One approach is to clarify how they rate in the areas of attitude, ability, application, adventure and achievement.

Imagine that you are Read more

P is for Supporting The Positive Spirit In People

There are many ways to help people to reach their goals. Sometimes I am asked how I try to do this my work. There is a professional answer to this question, which is that Read more