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Character strengths and virtues: A handbook and classification

MEP Seligman, C Peterson Oxford University Press 2004

The classification of strengths presented in this book is intended to reclaim the study of character and virtue as legitimate topics of psychological inquiry and informed societal discourse. By providing ways of talking about character strengths and measuring them across the life span, this classification will start to make possible a sci...

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What is' Coaching'? An Exploration of Conflicting Paradigms.

Y Ives International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2008

This paper sets out the argument that quite fundamental issues, both theoretical and practical, divide the various approaches to coaching. It does not suggest that any one approach is better or right; each approach would be more appropriate in particular situations. However, by understanding more clearly the nature of the difference betwe...

Cites in Google Scholar: 409
 
Integrative health coaching and motivational interviewing: synergistic approaches to behavior change in healthcare

LA Simmons, RQ Wolever Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

As rates of preventable chronic diseases and associated costs continue to rise, there has been increasing focus on strategies to support behavior change in healthcare. Health coaching and motivational interviewing are synergistic but distinct approaches that can be effectively employed to achieve this end. However, there is some confusion...

Cites in Google Scholar: 96
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Salutogenisis and coaching: Testing a proof of concept to develop a model for practitioners

D Gray, A Burls, M Kogan International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

This paper presents findings from a proof of concept pilot study that explored the usefulness of a new Salutogenic model in coaching practice. The model aligns with the positive mindset inculcated in coaching, health, and wellbeing initiatives, and was developed and tested by three coaches who work in executive coaching, eco-coaching...

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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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 56
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How strengths-focussed coaching can help military personnel in their transition to ‘civvy street’

A Zarecky International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

This paper aims to show how a positive psychology strengths approach can be useful in helping transitioning military personnel in their transition to “civvy street”. This qualitative study entailed an action research methodology, using a strengths cards intervention based on the Values-in-Action Inventory (Peterson & Seligman, 2004). T...

Cites in Google Scholar: 25
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Coaching for brave leadership: an action research study

M McLaughlin International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2013

There appears to be a gap between the behaviours of leaders and the expectations of followers and other stakeholders. This gap may be due to an absence of brave leadership. An action research study was designed for use with six leaders who undertook to help evolve and also be coached using a brave leadership coaching model. The data wa...

Cites in Google Scholar: 7
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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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A new frontier of research and practice: Observation of coaching behaviour

S Greif The Coaching Psychologist 2010

This paper gives an overview of recent observation studies of coaching behaviour and the coaching relationship. It follows a keynote at the 2nd European Coaching Psychology Conference, December 2009, in London. Models influencing the research are drawn from studies of the behaviour of psychotherapists that help to understand the effect...

Cites in Google Scholar: 47
 
A pilot study evaluating strengths-based coaching for primary school students: Enhancing engagement and hope

W Madden, S Green, AM Grant International Coaching Psychology Review 2011

Objective: This pilot study examines the impact of an evidence-based strengths coaching programme on male primary school students’ levels of engagement and hope. Design: In a within-subject design study, 38 Year Five male students (mean age 10.7 years) participated in a strengths-based coaching programme as part of their Personal Devel...

Cites in Google Scholar: 244
 
How can humanistic coaching affect employee well-being and performance? An application of self-determination theory

AS Gabriel, CM Moran, JB Gregory Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2014

Coaching has established itself as a key component of employee learning and development. Yet, despite the prevalence and impact of coaching in organisations, there has been a lack of theory regarding the processes through which coaching behaviours influence outcomes for coachees (i.e. motivation, performance and wellbeing). As such, i...

Cites in Google Scholar: 42
 
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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 30
 
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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 30
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Coaching, clients, and competencies: How coaches experience the flow state

B McBride 2013

This qualitative exploratory study examines how coaches experience the flow state, as defined by flow research pioneer Csikszentmihalyi. It further looks at the relationship between coaching competencies and coaches’ experience of flow. For this study, in-depth interviews were conducted with experienced coaches who are certified by the In...

Cites in Google Scholar: 4
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The role of coaching in developing character strengths in leaders

B Eckstein 2017

Literature in the field of leadership development shows that leaders are sometimes not aware of their character strengths and thus do not use them to their advantage. Even a small coaching intervention using a Positive Psychology framework can lead to a shift in a person’s ‘way of being’ and enhance cognitive and other areas of functionin...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
 
Coaching: Meaning-making process or goal-resolution process?

N Cunningham Philosophy of Coaching: An International Journal 2017

Two schools of thought exist about the purpose and process of coaching. One school of thought holds the strong belief or assumption that the purpose of coaching is to change behaviour through a goal-directed approach. The counterview has the underlying assumption that coaching is a meaning-making process, a shared journey that may or may ...

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Second wave positive psychology coaching with difficult emotions: Introducing the mnemonic of ‘TEARS HOPE’

C Sims The Coaching Psychologist 2017

Although the Positive Psychology (PP) approach has only recently established itself as a specialism within coaching, there is already a fresh perspective beginning to take shape within the field. This second wave (Held, 2004, Lomas & Ivtzan, 2016) or PP2.0 (Wong, 2011) calls for us to embrace the dark sides along with the bright sides and...

Cites in Google Scholar: 17
 
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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 26
 
Broadening and building solution-focused coaching: feeling good is not enough

A Grant, S O'Connor Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2018

Past research has found that solution-focused (SF) coaching questions led to more positive outcomes than problem-focused (PF) coaching questions. Another body of research (Broaden and Build Theory; Fredrickson, B. L. (1998). What good are positive emotions? Review of General Psychology, 2(3), 300–319) posits that positive emotions promote...

Cites in Google Scholar: 33
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