• Do you know your strengths?

    By Colin SlatteryJune 16, 2021

    There is a considerable body of evidence detailing the benefits of using our strengths. However, research has also revealed the following: Only about one-third of people can identify their own strengths (Hill, 2001); and Only 17% of people say they use their strengths ‘most of the time’ each day (Buckingham, 2007). So what does this […]

  • Everything you always wanted to know about coaching

    By Colin SlatteryJune 19, 2020

    Everything you always wanted to know about coaching and were too afraid to ask! What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘coaching’? Most probably the answer is sport! Certainly, coaching has connections with sport, and draws on theories and research from sports psychology. It also draws on business consulting and management training, education […]

  • Strengths spotting

    By Colin Slattery

    Much has been written about the benefits of using our strengths across all aspects of our lives. Interestingly, many of us have difficulty identifying strengths. In addition, most people who can name their strengths say they don’t use them all that much (Biswas-Diener, Kashdan & Minhas, 2011). There are a number of questionnaires and assessments […]

  • Mentoring. A literature review

    By Colin SlatteryJune 2, 2020

    Mentoring, occurs when an experienced role model offers support to another person and is acknowledged as a successful professional development strategy in a variety of fields; with numerous models implemented across disciplines.