We've partnered with MentorCoach to create an exciting new online Master Class for practitioners: Learning to Unleash What's Best In You and Your Clients. Discover the research behind character strengths and how you can use it to help others find greater well-being and reach their goals. Classes begin Oct 2.
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Research reveals that people who use their strengths every day are three times more likely to report having an excellent quality of life, six times more likely to be engaged at work, 8% more productive and 15% less likely to quit their jobs. Every individual has a unique set of character strengths that give them the power to find happiness and well-being. It is your job to help them discover and use their strengths to begin thriving.
Learn the most effective character strength activities and interventions with our online trainings.
Get immediate access to your client's character strengths, and research based information to guide your discussions.
Strategize the best ways to integrate character strengths into your specific line of work with our experts.
The science of character is booming. New literature, research and practices are being discussed in forums across the globe every day. To master this ever-expanding body of knowledge managers, coaches, consultants and educators need to stay abreast of the latest information and tools available to help people reach their highest potential. View the VIA Resources Tailored to You:
The VIA survey immediately provided me a new way to view myself and others more accurately and fully.
To see others light up when they discover their strengths, then realize the potential that lies within, is one of the most gratifying parts of my work.
Movies are an art-form highly suited for inspiring character strengths and helping in the discovery, understanding and exploration of these positive aspects in human beings. Ryan Niemiec (VIA's education director) and Danny Wedding explore 1,500 examples in their book Positive Psychology at the Movies, 2nd edition (2014). They explain that the best positive psychology movies meet the following criteria: