How to live by your core values

Throughout my time as a coach, the question ‘how can I live by my core values?’ is often floated, and once realised, unearths clarity in thought, word and action.  What becomes an interesting exercise is to explore what you SAY you care about most versus what behaviours you exhibit that VALIDATE how much you care […]

What is my life’s purpose?

What is curious is the concept of your life’s purpose. It is one of the most complex, most rewarding questions to answer and can set you on a path to championing your life’s passion. Have you ever felt like something is missing? Are you misaligned in your own life? Are you motivated and passionate about […]

The Agony and Ecstasy of 2020: Discovering Resilience Cubed

agony and ecstasy of 2020 for miller family

For many, 2020 will be remembered as the first year of a global pandemic, when our lives changed forever. For the Miller family, the highs and lows of 2020 meant that the global health crisis was simply a backdrop to an extraordinary year of financial and health challenges that we never could have expected. The list below captures some of the many agonies and ecstasies of a year to never be forgotten.

Top 10 Extraordinary Fiona Facts

The challenges of 2020 have been deep and far reaching for me and my family.  More than anything, these challenges have helped me appreciate the friends and family around the world who support us, and most importantly the extraordinary resilience and optimistic spirit of my wife, Fiona.  The list of facts below don’t even begin […]

Coaching Resources During Covid-19 Event

As the world hopes, plans and prepares for life after Covid-19, I have been inspired to watch CliftonStrengths Coaches and Advocates build momentum to assist their communities and organisations by leveraging their natural talent and helping others do the same. About 5 years ago, my Input, Activator and Learner created a library of over 1200 […]

CliftonStrengths in a Thought Leadership Practice | Christopher Miller

In 2010, I had the privilege of being introduced to CliftonStrengths when I joined Gallup as a Senior Consultant. Within months, I had read Gallup’s entire library of Strengths publications (Strengths-Based Leadership by Tom Rath is my hands down favourite), and committed myself to a career as a Strengths Coach. More recently, Peter Cook sent me […]

The Wonders of Sporting Loyalty as an International Fan

With the shock of Global, National and Local lockdowns around the world, the sporting landscape has changed dramatically in the last few months. While recreational sports involving social distancing seem to be acceptable in many parts of the world, competitive sport, especially team contact sports, may represent unnecessary risks for Covid-19 spread for some time. […]

Building a Sustainable and Thriving Personal Economy

In September 2017, following 22 years of employment in the pharmaceutical and management consulting industries, I had the courage to establish ChrisMillerCoaching when my mindset took a giant leap from ‘safely employed and following a semi-predictable career’ to ‘self-employed and riding a roller coaster every single day’! One of the ways my mindset has changed […]