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Why assessment centre is a positive exercise?

By Sandeep Kulshrestha Assessment and Development centres are very popular in large enterprises who wish to explore the potential in their employees by exposing them to various professional tools run by experts, which may include (but not limited to) in-basket exercises, analysis of case studies based on some real situations, behaviour event interviews (asking the participants about events where they achieved something or were part of some initiatives that brought change). The outcomes of such exercises can lead to some participants going into new opportunities within the company and perhaps get promoted into the next level of work. And for those employees who cannot make it to the next level, this exercise makes them aware of many important facts about themselves and hence it is essentially a positive exercise.  Let us first understand how an assessment centre works. Let us say there is a company called John Doe Ltd., and they have recently taken over another company and their total
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How is Positive Psychology used in coaching?

By Sandeep Kulshrestha Positive psychology is frequently integrated into coaching practices to enhance personal development, well-being, and overall effectiveness. Here are several ways in which positive psychology principles are utilized in coaching which are as follows: Strengths-based approach : Positive psychology emphasizes identifying and leveraging an individual's strengths rather than focusing solely on weaknesses. Coaches often use assessments like the VIA Character Strengths or Gallup's StrengthsFinder to help clients recognize and capitalize on their unique qualities. Goal setting and achievement : Coaches assist clients in setting meaningful, achievable goals aligned with their values and strengths. Positive psychology techniques such as goal visualization, positive affirmations, and creating action plans enhance motivation and increase the likelihood of goal attainment. Cultivating resilience : Resilience is a key component of positive psychology, and coaches help