Saturday, December 17, 2016

Working With Strengths - Day 6 of the 12 Days of Holidays

One area many of us find ourselves working around as coaches is the area of strengths. Earlier this

week I shared my love of incorporating different visual cards into my work with groups and teams. Today I wanted to share with you one of the facilitated activities which makes up the 40 Ways to Work with Visual Cards e-manual. This activity includes instructions on how to work with groups on Strengths.You can download it here. You'll be taken to a free download which is part of our newest on-demand bundle - The 2017 Kickstart Your Coaching Business.

Research from the Gallup organization shows that teams who are able to leverage their strengths are 12.5% more productive and individuals can be six times more engaged.

Coaching as a modality is also strengths-focused. It doesn't mean that we shy away from having clients explore weaknesses or growth edges, but it does mean that we start from strengths, or lead from that place.


What are the different activities you use to work with strengths? What new activities do you want to add to your toolbox for 2017? Be sure to take a look here at the blog at the different activities we cover. I also dedicate one week to focusing on different resources during the Group Coaching Essentials teleseminar which will be starting again on Friday January 13th. Hope that you'll join us to deepen your toolbox next year!

Didn't catch the first five days of the 12 Days of Holidays this year? Check them out here.

Best wishes,
Jennifer



Jennifer Britton, PCC, CPCC
GroupCoachingEssentials | PotentialsRealized
Email: info (at)potentialsrealized (dot)com
About Us: Jennifer Britton is the author of Effective Group Coaching (Wiley, 2010) and From One to Many: Best Practices for Team and Group Coaching (Jossey-Bass, 2013) . Since 2004 she and her company, Potentials Realized, have supported thousands of coaches, trainers, and leaders, design and create more impactful team and group programs (in-person and virtual). Jennifer offers customized programs for organizations, as well as virtual public training programs. Our areas of specialty are team development, leadership and coaching. Our 2017 programming starts during the week of January  9th and will include: The Group Coaching Essentials teleseminar (8.75 CCEs), The Advanced Group and Team Coaching Practicum(10 CCEs), and the Mentor Coaching Group for ACC/PCC portfolio routes. Our 2017 Learning Lab and Design Studio Group for Coaches who want to build their business and expand their group and team programs starts Friday January 13th at 8am Eastern (2 group calls on Fridays throughout 2017)

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