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The impact of life coaching on goal attainment, metacognition and mental health

A Grant Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal 2003

Despite its high media profile and growing popularity there have been no empirical investigations of the impact of life coaching on goal attainment, metacognition or mental health. This exploratory study used life coaching as a means of exploring key metacognitive factors involved as individuals move towards goal attainment. In a within-s...

Cites in Google Scholar: 736
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Executive, workplace and life coaching: Findings from a largescale survey of international coach federation members

A Grant, R Zackon International journal of evidence based coaching and mentori... 2004

The knowledge base of coach-specific research detailing theories, techniques and outcomes of coaching is growing annually. However, little is known about coaches themselves. This paper reports on a large scale survey of coaches. A total of 2,529 coaches responded to an online survey conducted in 2003 amongst International Coach Federa...

Cites in Google Scholar: 126
 
Duty of care in an unregulated industry: Initial findings on the diversity and practices of Australian coaches

GB Spence, M Cavanagh, AM Grant International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Little has been reported about the skills, experience and training of coaches in the Australian context, yet these are critical factors in the ethical practice of coaching. Previous research and experience suggests that formal coach training varies considerably in terms of curricula and quality. At the same time, data is emerging that ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 46
 
The self-presentation of commercial Australian life coaching schools: Cause for concern

AM Grant, B O’Hara International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Objectives: The study had four major objectives: (1) to identify the types of qualifications,certifications and accreditations offered by Australian life coaching schools; (2) to provide an overview of the advertised content and cost of life coach training courses; (3) to identify how life coaching schools differentiate between life co...

Cites in Google Scholar: 21
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Findings from a global survey of certified professional co-active coaches.

C Newnham-Kanas, J Irwin, D Morrow International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mento... 2011

Currently, research supporting the validity of coaching is rising in both executive and life coaching arenas. Research has revealed that co-active life coaching (CALC), a particular style of coaching, is compatible with health-behaviour theory. However, very little information is known about co-active coaches themselves. The purpose...

Cites in Google Scholar: 24
 
Academic background and credibility in executive coaching effectiveness

G Bozer, S C., S C. Personnel Review 2014

Purpose – Little empirical research has examined the role of coach characteristics in coaching success. The purpose of this paper is to address this gap in the literature by identifying and testing the relationships between a coach's academic background in psychology and credibility with executive coaching effectiveness as reflected in g...

Cites in Google Scholar: 121
 
Professional and peer life coaching and the enhancement of goal striving and well-being: An exploratory study

GB Spence, AM Grant The Journal of Positive Psychology 2007

Few studies have investigated the impact of life coaching on self-regulated behavior and well-being. A limitation of past studies has been their reliance on peer rather than professional coaches. The present randomized controlled study compared peer with professional life coaching over a 10-week period with 63 participants. Results indica...

Cites in Google Scholar: 172
 
Life Coaching In Israel: An Overview of Israel's Burgeoning Life-Coaching Industry

O Atad, Y Galily, AM Grant International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2013

The aim of the study is to shed light on the process by which life-coaching has become a thriving industry in Israel. By performing an Internet search followed by website analysis, document analysis and in-depth interviews with key people in the industry, we suggest that there is a distorted notion of life-coaching, both from a profess...

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What is life coaching? An integrative review of the evidence-based literature

J Jarosz International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2016

Life coaching as an industry fully emerged in the 1990s and has exploded to become a $2 billion global industry with nearly 50,000 certified life coaches (ICF, 2012). With the rapid growth and many different programmes and educational platforms, there is a need for defining the exact scope of what life coaching entails (Segers, Vloeberghs...

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A leap into the unknown: The self-employed coach's experience of self-doubt

S Petherick International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2016

This study explores the experience of self-doubt of four self-employed coaches. The study sought to explore the metaphorical meaning-making of the participants, and semi-structured interviews were augmented by imagery created by the participants to visually depict their experience of self-doubt. The data were gathered and analysed using a...

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