Moving from ‘Languishing’ to ‘Flow’ During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Adam Grant, writing in NY Times on 19 April 2021, describes languishing as “the neglected middle child of mental health – between depression and flourishing”.  The term ‘languishing’ was coined by sociologist Corey Keyes.  It’s about not …

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Marshmallowing . . . Uhh what's that?

Marshmallows are soft and sickly-sweet, and eating too many is not good

Taking Action on the Impact of Covid on Health and Wellbeing at Work

The UK’s Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) conducts an annual ‘Health …

Supreme Leaders vs. Effective Leaders

Layo initially wrote this article for a South African Leadership Magazine in …

Functional Fluency in times of Corona

Here is an article that Leona wrote towards the beginning of the …

Are you a 'Lighthouse Parent'?

‘Lighthouse parenting’ is the term coined by paediatrician, Dr Kenneth Ginsburg.  He …

The Value of Functional Fluency in Coaching

What effective coaches do: Inspire and support people to succeed in their …

Transformation stories

Functional Fluency stands for freedom of choice! The choice to choose effective or ineffective behaviour, to feel energised or weak, to let others determine my behaviour or to decide for myself. Thanks to Functional Fluency, I take the helm in my own hands from my awareness and increasingly determine my own course.

Klaas Koster

Trainer, The Netherlands

I did the TPLT because I wanted to be able to use an assessment tool founded in TA theory. The course has improved my confidence in talking about Functional Fluency and broader TA theory in coaching, educational and organisational settings. The buddy group gave great opportunities to practise, share ideas and gain mutual support. The supervision provided was invaluable throughout the process.


Sarah Lowes

Excalibur Development, United Kingdom

If you want to work with behaviours with your clients, the TIFF tool has great rigour and research behind it. Clients ‘get’ the Functional Fluency model and can access its value to their development immediately. It’s visually engaging and stimulates good dialogue. The language is easy to transfer into any setting, especially the workplace. The Functional Fluency International community is also passionate and engaging. 

Kate Shaw

Sure Potential Limited, United Kingdom

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