Strengths

Cultivating Character Strengths in Kids

For children, just like adults, using their top (or signature) strengths feels energising, motivating and like we are using the best of ourselves. This builds a sense of self-esteem, competence and wellbeing that can grow over time. As a parent, focusing on our children’s strengths, positive qualities and future potential—rather than what they don’t do well—enables them to see the best in themselves and work toward becoming better.

By |2019-09-10T16:26:51+11:00April 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Cultivating Character Strengths in Kids

Informal Strengths Assessment: Simple Ways to Realise Strengths in People

Helping people realise their strengths enables you to get the best from them whatever the context. Whether you are a coach, leader, hiring manager, teacher or parent, strengths are natural, authentic resources that people can draw on to achieve higher performance, find more fulfilment and reach their potential.

By |2019-04-17T11:33:02+11:00February 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Informal Strengths Assessment: Simple Ways to Realise Strengths in People

Which Strengths Tool Should I Use? The Case for Strengths Profile

As a consultant and master trainer who specialises in assessing and developing people’s potential, clients often ask me to help them select the best tool to support their leadership or people development initiatives. […]

By |2019-04-17T11:35:26+11:00October 20th, 2016|Comments Off on Which Strengths Tool Should I Use? The Case for Strengths Profile

Four Strengths Tools Based on Positive Psychology

Strengths are now an integral part of the formula for human flourishing and workplace performance. This article explores the main strengths assessment and development tools that have arisen from Positive Psychology research.

By |2019-04-17T11:51:40+11:00July 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Four Strengths Tools Based on Positive Psychology

Building Strengths-Based Organisations and Teams

Strengths are an integral part of positive approaches to promote thriving in individuals and organisations. Building on research on the benefits of strengths use, new studies are showing what happens in workplaces when each person is recognised for their strengths.

By |2019-04-17T13:26:54+11:00May 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Building Strengths-Based Organisations and Teams

What Managers Need to Know About Engagement: Focus on People’s Strengths

Focusing on strengths is one of the greatest differences you can make to get the best from people and organisations. Sue Langley's recent LinkedIn blog explains why.

By |2019-04-17T13:59:43+11:00July 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on What Managers Need to Know About Engagement: Focus on People’s Strengths

Realising more potential in strengths coaching

  Strengths are at the heart of positive approaches to coaching. They’re also an authentic, energising and accessible resource that can be harnessed to achieve valued outcomes. Once people know what their strengths are, they can use them more often and more effectively. Studies show that when people use their strengths, they become energised and [...]

By |2019-04-17T14:55:49+11:00August 23rd, 2014|Comments Off on Realising more potential in strengths coaching

Positive 2012: Updates from the forefront of positive psychology in Australia

  Positive psychology was in the spotlight at the 3rd Australian Positive Psychology and Wellbeing Conference. […]

By |2019-04-17T16:36:26+11:00April 16th, 2012|Comments Off on Positive 2012: Updates from the forefront of positive psychology in Australia

How to Leverage your Strengths at Work

  We all have things that we are good at and enjoy doing. These are our natural capacities and strengths. They make us and make us feel energised and engaged, ready and able to do our best. Positive psychology — and common sense — tells us that using our strengths every day leads to higher [...]

By |2019-04-17T16:38:38+11:00March 14th, 2012|Comments Off on How to Leverage your Strengths at Work
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