You will be equipped with the following tools:
A Family Tree of Strengths
Help your client identify strengths, facilitate positive discussions, and enhance bonding within their family.
A Reflected Best Self Portrait
Give your clients a better understanding of their strengths to see which of these strengths are broadly useful in many different settings.
A Strength-Based Resume
Rather than selecting and applying for jobs based on previously acquired skills, this exercise allows clients to match jobs to their strengths.
Crafting Team Tasks Around Strengths
Improve the performance of a team by allowing team members to use their strengths more effectively at work.
Daily Strengths Awareness
Increase the client’s knowledge of his/her strengths by promoting daily introspection.
Find the Person Behind the Strengths
Allow group members to look at other group members through the lens of strengths.
Inward and Outward Strength Expression
Help people examine the extent to which they express a given social strength outward (to others) and inwardly (to themselves).
Gain insight into the specific ways in which the strengths of your client are manifested in his/her life.
Help clients identify a strength collision that is contributing to a current interpersonal problem and work towards resolving the problem.
Help clients develop character strengths by acknowledging and celebrating their strengths via journaling.
Strengths in Significant Moments
Increase awareness of personal strengths by analyzing crucial moments in life.
Strengths Interviewing Guidelines
Guidelines to help the practitioner conduct a strengths interview more effectively.
Strengths Spotting in Groups
Help participants practice listening for strengths and giving strength-based feedback.
The Freelancer Approach
Help clients considering themselves from a perspective of autonomy to reveal insights about their work preferences.
The Strengths of Inspirational People
Learn to look at others, especially those who are inspirational, through a lens of strengths.
VIA Signature Strengths Scoring Sheet
Create a structured overview of the different sources of information that can be used to identify the strengths of a client.
Writing as a Metaphor for Strength and Weakness
Introduce the concepts “strengths” and “weaknesses” in a practical way that allows discussion.
Chad Spangler –
I think most of the exercises are great and have applications for a wide variety of people and circumstances.
Clara Kennedy –
These tools are an invaluable resource. As a new coach, they have helped me shape my coaching process and given me more confidence.
Marina Rodríguez Conesa –
These tools have helped me a lot to inspire my daily job. You can use them as they are, or just the part that you think suits a single client best. They have also helped me to create further actions or interventions. It is completely worthwhile.