Do you want to Improve your Strengths Coaching Skills?


For International Coaching Week*, we’ve gathered a few resources to help improve your strengths coaching skillset. Whether you want to build trust, enhance DEIB or deepen your coaching with supervision, we have articles to help. In addition, discover tips to coach older adults, refugees or people wanting to go alcohol free. Written by coaches, for coaches, draw from the experience in the Strengths Community to expand your coaching skills and increase your impact.


Strengthening the Coaching Relationship by Cultivating Trust

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Trust is central to forming a strong relationship with your client. How do you bring your authentic presence to the session so your client opens up and you can tackle challenging topics? Sarah Crittenden, a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach in the UK, shares her research in developing a strong client relationship. Read more …


Coaching to Enhance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging

In today’s fast-paced and competitive business world, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) are critical keys to success. Rita Williams, a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach in Ohio USA, unpacks the four main pillars of Strengths-based coaching for DEIB. Read more …


Deepen your Effectiveness with Coaching Supervision

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How can you develop you coaching skills? You may be a Strengths Coach, yet how can you create more of an impact with your coaching conversations? Maureen Rabotin, a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach in Florida and France, provides tips on how you can grow as a coach. She shares how to show up as a coach, by being fully present in the conversation. She also outlines the role of a coach so you don’t cross any ethical boundaries. Read more …


Coaching Older Adults Towards Retirement

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Moving into the 3rd Act of our lives, coaching is just as important to bring out our best in retirement. Preparing for the retirement season may require us to use our Strengths in different ways. Patricia Bennet shares her story and how she refocused her strengths when retiring. As a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach in California USA, she shares her coaching tips when working with those in retirement. Read more …


Aiming Strengths to Thrive in Sobriety – Going Alcohol Free

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Do you have an occasional drink or is it more of a regular fixture? Sally Magee shares her story how drinking was affecting her life and the invisible impact as a coach. Initially she was sober curious – questioning her relationship with alcohol. Then she became sober serious – wanting to do something about it. As a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach Sally now helps others use their CliftonStrengths® on their sobriety journey to overcome an addiction to alcohol. Read her powerful story that led to a positive outcome. Read more …


Coaching Refugees, Immigrants and Displaced People

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How as a coach can we get alongside someone who has lost everything and fled to another country? We may not have shared their experiences or fully understand their trauma, but we can help them appreciate their strengths to help rebuild their life. Melissa Chaplin a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, unpacks 10 helpful tips when coaching refugees, immigrants and displaced people. Read more …


Do you want to be a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach?

How to become a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach

Explore the benefits of gaining the Gallup Certification as a Strengths Coach to enhance your coaching. Hear from from coaches about their experience while discovering ways to save costs with the certification. Read more …



However you want to develop your coaching skills, explore the articles on Strengths Resources to increase your impact as a Gallup coach.

Our mission at Strengths Resources is to strengthen the strengths movement. As we help to build communities, showcase strengths-based products and support coaches, we play our part to help coaches. Please Contact Us if you have a coaching area of expertise that we can share with the coaching community.

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* International Coaching Week is 13th -19th May 2024

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