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Positive psychology: An introduction.

MEP Seligman, M Csikszentmihalyi American Psychologist 2000

A science of positive subjective experience, positive individual traits, and positive institutions promises to improve quality of life and prevent the pathologies that arise when life is barren and meaningless. The exclusive focus on pathology that has dominated so much of our discipline results in a model of the human being lacking the p...

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A languishing-flourishing model of goal striving and mental health for coaching populations.

A Grant International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

Coaching focuses both on facilitating goal attainment and enhancing well-being. Yet there has been little work on developing models that integrate mental health/illness issues with goal striving. This is important because many distinctions between coaching and therapy have been based on the supposed differing levels of psychopathology ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 34
 
Using signature strengths in pursuit of goals: effects on goal progress, need satisfaction, and well-being, and implications for coaching psychologists.

P Linley, R Biswas-Diener, K Nielsen, R Gillett International Coaching Psychology Review 2010

Objective: In recent years there has been a growing interest in research related to the use of strengths. Although results from past research have consistently suggested that the use of strengths is associated with higher performance and greater well-being there is, as yet, no clear theory describing how using strengths might contribute t...

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Strengths-based leadership development: Insights from expert coaches.

D Welch, K Grossaint, K Reid, C Walker Consulting Psychology Journal 2014

There is a growing trend in which coaches are using a strengths-based approach to help leaders move from fair leadership performance toward greater capacities. Although a number of strengths assessments are popular now, there is not enough research on how strengths mature in a long-term, sustainable way. In this article a multiple case st...

Cites in Google Scholar: 77
 
Authentic leadership development: Getting to the root of positive forms of leadership

B Avolio, W Gardner The leadership quarterly 2005

This Special Issue is the result of the inaugural summit hosted by the Gallup Leadership Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2004 on Authentic Leadership Development (ALD). We describe in this introduction to the special issue current thinking in this emerging field of research as well as questions and concerns. We begin by...

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Two Kinds of Presence: A Comparative Analysis of Face-to-Face and TechnologyBased Mediated Communication Methods and the Executive Coaching Experience

L Drake II 2015

The purpose of this study was to explore patterns of the executive coaching experience among clients who use both face-to-face and technology-based mediated communication methods. A cross-sectional survey was conducted using a 24-item instrument administered to 108 female (n = 56) and male ( n = 52) participants, ranging in age from 27 to...

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A personal perspective on professional coaching and the development of coaching psychology

AM Grant International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Coaching psychology can be understood as being the systematic application of behavioural science to the enhancement of life experience, work performance and well-being for individuals, groups and organisations who do not have clinically significant mental heath issues or abnormal levels of distress. Although psychologists have long act...

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Developing a unified psychological model of coaching and mentoring in supporting the learning and development of adolescents

Q Wang, I Millward International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

Coaching and mentoring have been studied extensively with specific regard to learning theories; however, there is a lack of coaching and mentoring research that is both grounded in psychological theory and evidence-based in the real world. This paper suggests an innovative framework presenting two distinctive ‘research journeys’,...

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Global coaching and evidence based coaching: Multiple perspectives operating in a process of pragmatic humanism

G Abbott, P Rosinski International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2007

This article highlights relationships between the emerging practice of global coaching, described in Rosinski (2003a, 2006) and six leading ‘evidence based’ approaches to coaching (Stober & Grant, 2006). Attention is given to global coaching in the international business environment, positioning the treatment within an executive coachi...

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Strengthening Coaching: an Exploration of the Mindset of Executive Coaches using Strengths-Based Coaching

K Toogood International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2012

Interest in strengths-based coaching is growing, yet whilst there is evidence that focusing on strengths is beneficial, there is scant research within a coaching context and literature offers limited practical guidance. This phenomenological analysis study investigates six executive coaches’ beliefs about the practice and impact of str...

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‘Cantón’s Giraffe’: A motivational strategy model applied from the perspective of coaching

E Cantón The Coaching Psychologist 2014

There is no doubt that motivational processes figure prominently in the progress and improvement of all areas of human activity, from personal to professional development. One needs to focus on the objective, develop properly the motivational force and have a base of self-confidence. Here we present a model aimed at achieving that goal...

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The potential use of the Authenticity Scale as an outcome measure in executive coaching

I Susing, LS Green, A Grant The Coaching Psychologist 2011

Authenticity, or being true to oneself, has been identified as a key construct related to well-being and the effective performance of leaders. This paper describes the construct of authenticity in the context of existing positive psychology and coaching psychology research. We discuss the Authenticity Scale and its suggested use both a...

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Life coaching in the workplace

J Sparrow International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

Objectives: There is increasing recognition of coaching’s situated nature. Different emphases in coaching are being utilised in different contexts with differing performance expectations. Life coaching has witnessed rapid growth within the last five years, primarily outside but increasingly within the workplace. The objective of this r...

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Strengths use, self-concordance and well-being: Implications for strengths coaching and coaching psychologists

R Govindji, P Linley International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

An emphasis of the coaching psychology and positive psychology movements has been strengths and well- being. This study examined two generic aspects of strengths – strengths knowledge and strengths use, together with organismic valuing, and their relations with subjective well-being, psychological well-being, and subjective vitality. T...

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Strengths coaching: A potential-guided approach to coaching psychology.

P Linley, S Harrington International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

As unlikely as it might seem, strengths have been a much neglected topic in psychology until relatively recently. In this article, we provide an historical context for the study of psychological strengths before going on to consider three approaches to understanding strengths. We locate a psychological understanding of strengths in the...

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Leveraging Talent Management through Coaching Psychology

DB Young Coaching Psychology International 2010

Talent Management has been adopted by many organisations to identify and optimise internal “talent” among their staff and to recruit external “talent”. At a macro level, it might be argued that it is self evident if talent management is about developing people, there is prima facie case to recommend coaching as a primary element. Howe...

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Exercise, character strengths, well-being, and learning climate in the prediction of performance over a 6-month period at a call center

S Moradi, A Nima, M Ricciardi, T Archer, D Garcia Frontiers in psychology 2014

Background: Performance monitoring might have an adverse influence on call center agents’ well-being. We investigate how performance, over a 6-month period, is related to agents’ perceptions of their learning climate, character strengths, well-being (subjective and psychological), and physical activity. Method: Agents (N = 135) self-...

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What does coaching have to offer to young people at risk of developing mental health problems? A grounded theory study

L Robson-Kelly, C van Nieuwerburgh International Coaching Psychology Review 2016

Objectives: This study sought to identify what coaching psychology has to offer young people at risk of developing mental health problems. Design: The study used a semi-structured interview design and self-reflective data analysis within a qualitative approach. Method: Grounded theory was employed to analyse the transcripts and self...

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Model agility: Coaching effectiveness and four perspectives on a case study

C Kauffman, W Hodgetts Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2016

The effectiveness of coaching can be enhanced if coaches are familiar with multiple psychological models, can hold these in mind simultaneously, and are able to apply them as appropriate to their clients—a capacity we refer to as model agility. To illustrate this capacity we first explore some of its ramifications and parallels to the cha...

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Model agility: Coaching effectiveness and four perspectives on a case study

C Kauffman, W Hodgetts Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2016

The effectiveness of coaching can be enhanced if coaches are familiar with multiple psychological models, can hold these in mind simultaneously, and are able to apply them as appropriate to their clients—a capacity we refer to as model agility. To illustrate this capacity we first explore some of its ramifications and parallels to the cha...

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Applying Adlerian Theory and Psychological Research: Integrity-Based Leadership Coaching

S Borie, D Eckstein International Journal of Coaching in Organizations 2006

An oxymoron is defined as “a figure of speech that uses seeming contradictions ‘cruel kindness’ or ‘to make haste slowly,’” (Webster’s, 1991, p. 968). Too often “business integrity” and “business ethics” could be added to that list. the purpose of this article is to define and to illustrate the role of integrity in business-oriented clien...

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Performance coaching in sport, music, and business: From Gallwey to Grant, and the promise of positive psychology

A Mouton International Coaching Psychology Review 2016

The purpose of this paper is to explore performance coaching in sport, music, and business. The paper begins by describing some of the popular, lay methods used by coaches in each field, many influenced by The Inner Game books of Timothy Gallwey. Next, the paper discusses the scientifically grounded theories, principles, and methods that ...

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Building Capacities For Change: Wellness Coaching As A Positive Approach To Student Development

J Larcus, T Gibbs, T Hackmann Philosophy of Coaching: An International Journal 2016

Professional coaching has expanded rapidly, and is becoming more common within higher education. Coaching programs provide support for student health and academic success but do not operate from a consistent philosophical position. This article articulates a distinct philosophical framework and approach to coaching initiatives for higher ...

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Exploring the evolution of coaching through the lens of innovation

M Abravanel, J Gavin International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2017

In this paper, we examine coaching’s innovativeness through a comparison of its approaches and methods with those of more established helping professions. Using extant literature, we consider the nature of innovation before going on to examine coaching’s core beliefs and values, theoretical paradigms, and its goals, techniques, and method...

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From Here To Certainty: Becoming CEO And How A Trusted Leadership Advisor (TLA) Helped The Client Get There

K Wasylyshyn Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2017

An in-depth case study is used to illustrate the transition senior consultants can make from the role of executive coach to a role conceptualized by the author as trusted leadership advisor (TLA) in long-term engagements with senior business executives. In this engagement, spanning several years, the client ultimately became CEO of a glob...

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Finding Solutions to the Problem of Burnout

C Maslach Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2017

Whenever the topic of job burnout gets raised, the key question is often “What can we do about it?” Although many different ideas have been proposed about how to deal with burnout, few of them have ever been implemented or evaluated systematically. Furthermore, there is a bias toward fixing people, rather than fixing the job situation. Ho...

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Understanding potential career changers’ experience of career confidence following a positive psychology based coaching programme

S Archer, J Yates Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2017

Changes in the labour market over the last decades have led to an increase in the number of career and job changes individuals are likely to face in their working lives. Previous research indicates that a high level of confidence can help individuals to make positive career changes, yet an agreed definition of confidence is not widely acc...

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An integrative literature review on the impact of life coaching on courage, fear and anxiety

J Jarosz International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2017

The demand on techniques, approaches and processes that have a positive impact on courage, fear and anxiety is very high in general population. The evidence-based and theoretical literature supporting life coaching as a successful approach building individual courage and helping with fear and anxiety is scarce. This integrative literature...

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Coaching to enhance the mental toughness of people learning kickboxing

A Killy, C van Nieuwerburgh, P Clough International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2017

This pilot study investigated whether combining Positive Psychology Coaching (PPC) and kickboxing would progress the development of mental toughness compared to kickboxing alone. The data were derived from 28 participants who voluntarily took a four-week kickboxing course and completed the Mental Toughness Questionnaire (MTQ48) a week bef...

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Understanding the experience of PhD students who received coaching: an interpretative phenomenological analysis

A Lech, C van Nieuwerburgh, S Jalloul Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2017

Coaching psychology first emerged in Australia and the UK [Grant, A. (2008). Past, present and future: The evolution of professional coaching and coaching psychology: Handbook of coaching psychology: A guide for practitioners. London: Routledge] and it is now applied in different industries including the educational contexts [van Nieuwerb...

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Supervision’s ‘Three Amigos’: Exploring the Evolving Functions of Supervision and its Application in the Field of Coaching

M Armour Philosophy of Coaching: An International Journal Vol. 3, 2018

The literature on supervision includes an enduring theme related to the ‘functions’ of supervision. However, each helping profession has defined the functions of supervision somewhat uniquely. Within the field of social work functions are defined as being “administrative, educational and supportive” (Kadushin, 1976, pp. 20-21), indicating...

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Conceptual framework for a positive psychology coaching practice

J Burke The Coaching Psychologist 2018

The complementary nature of positive psychology and coaching psychology has long been recognised by both researchers and practitioners. The last decade saw a tenfold increase of articles relating to positive psychology coaching and even more literature attempting to apply some of the findings from positive psychology in a coaching practic...

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Needs Supportive Coaching & the Coaching Ripple Effect: Elevating Individual & Whole System Engagement

S O'Connor, A Wright Philosophy of Coaching: An International Journal 2019

Organizations operate in times of unprecedented uncertainty, complexity and change. To meet these challenges, they are seeking out new and efficient ways of effecting change at the individual, team and organizational level. Drawing on Self Determination Theory, Positive Psychology and the Coaching Ripple Effect, this paper identifies ...

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