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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
 
Executive coaching enhances goal attainment, resilience and workplace well-being: A randomised controlled study

AM Grant, L Curtayne, G Burton The Journal of Positive Psychology 2009

In a randomised controlled study, 41 executives in a public health agency received 360-degree feedback, a half-day leadership workshop, and four individual coaching sessions over 10 weeks. The coaching used a cognitive-behavioural solution-focused approach. Quantitative and qualitative measures were taken. This is the first published rand...

Cites in Google Scholar: 533
 
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
 
Developmental coaching for high school teachers: Executive coaching goes to school.

AM Grant, LS Green, J Rynsaardt Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2010

Teachers are in a very real sense the embodiment of leadership, providing direction, guidance, and feedback to their students in addition to acting as role models. Teachers may well thus benefit from developmental coaching that draws on theories of leadership. This study was both an experimental (randomly assigned conditions) and a quasi-...

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Flourishing Youth Provision: The Potential Role of Positive Psychology and Coaching in Enhancing Youth Services

CJC Leach, LS Green, AM Grant International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2011

This article discusses how positive psychology and evidence-based coaching can support youth service provision in order to promote cross fertilisation between these different domains of practice. The transition from adolescence to adulthood is difficult for many young people and there is growing recognition that there should be a great...

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Strengths-based approaches to developing mental toughness: Team and individual

S Gordon International Coaching Psychology Review 2012

In sport settings developing mental toughness has become a major focus for athletes, coaches, teams and organisations. The focus of this paper is on the principal ‘climate engineers’ of sport environments, namely coaches, and on a strengths-based approach to mental toughness development that was facilitated by a sport psychologist. A b...

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Making meaning through mentoring: Mentors finding fulfilment at work through selfdetermination and self-reflection

P Kennett, T Lomas International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2015

Organisations are increasingly concerned with promoting employee engagement. Research from positive psychology suggests that one key driver of engagement is experiencing work as meaningful. Organisations are therefore keen to understand how meaningful work is created. The present study conjectured that becoming a mentor might be one e...

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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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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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The perceptual changes in life experience of at-risk adolescent girls following an integrated coaching and positive psychology intervention group programme: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis

M Pritchard, C van Nieuwerburgh International Coaching Psychology Review 2016

Objectives: The research sought to analyse the perceptual life changes and perceived quality of life (PQoL) subsequent to participating in an integrated coaching and PPI programme. Design: A qualitative approach was employed and Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) was utilised to analyse the data. Method: Three girls from...

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A grounded theory study of how executive coaches help professionals deal with workplace intimidation

A Fields 2016

A grounded theory research design was used to explore how executive coaches help professionals deal with workplace intimidation. Workplace intimidation has a negative impact on targets of repeated hostile actions and language directed toward them by another employee at work. The phenomenon also has a negative effect on organizations in t...

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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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A grounded theory study of how executive coaches help professionals deal with workplace intimidation

A Fields The Coaching Psychologist 2017

Purpose: Research has identified the problem of workplace intimidation and its impact, both on individuals and organisations. However, a gap exists in the research literature regarding effective solutions for targets of workplace intimidation, or how executive coaching may be used as an intervention in such circumstances. Design: A qua...

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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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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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Discovering the ‘modern maestro’: The importance of a professional industry pedigree and aspects of coaching and mentoring within the supervision of music undergraduates

A Armour International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2021

The case study reported in this paper explored the aspects of coaching and mentoring theory and practice used in the supervision of undergraduate students at a London music school. It used coded analysis of interviews with tutors, students, and academic administrators to conclude that supervisors who are also highly experienced profess...

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Discovering the ‘modern maestro’: The importance of a professional industry pedigree and aspects of coaching and mentoring within the supervision of music undergraduates

A Armour International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2021

and practice used in the supervision of undergraduate students at a London music school. It used coded analysis of interviews with tutors, students, and academic administrators to conclude that supervisors who are also highly experienced professional musicians, often use a directive and challenging style of intervention, influenced by t...

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