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Origins of purpose in life: Refining our understanding of a life well lived

TB Kashdan, PE McKnight Psihologijske teme 2009

Purpose can be characterized as a central, self-organizing life aim. Central in that when present, purpose is a predominant theme of a person’s identity. Self-organizing in that it provides a framework for systematic behavior patterns in everyday life. As a life aim, a purpose generates continual goals and targets for efforts to be devote...

Cites in Google Scholar: 90
 
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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 269
 
A dynamic approach to psychological strength development and intervention

R Biswas-Diener, T Kashdan, G Minhas The Journal of Positive Psychology 2011

Many practitioners working with clients from a strengths perspective largely rely on ad hoc interventions and employ a simplistic ‘identify and use’ approach. In this article, we suggest that clients can extract greater benefits when practitioners adopt more sophisticated approaches to strengths intervention. We introduce an alternative a...

Cites in Google Scholar: 218
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The effectiveness of strength-based executive coaching in enhancing full range leadership development: A controlled study.

D MacKie Consulting Psychology Journal 2014

This study attempts to investigate the effectiveness of a strength-based coaching methodology in enhancing elements of the full range leadership model, especially transformational leadership. Transformational leadership is the process whereby leaders engage and influence their followers toward attaining a shared vision through their capac...

Cites in Google Scholar: 211
 
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: 80
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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...

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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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