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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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 12561
 
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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 119
 
Strengths coaching with leaders.

P Linley, L Woolston, R Biswas-Diener International Coaching Psychology Review 2009

Positive psychology and coaching psychology share a number of common themes and fundamental assumptions. Blending positive psychology, strengths approaches and coaching psychology, our work in strengths coaching with leaders enhances both leadership and organisational capability. In this article, we explore the role of leaders as climate ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 335
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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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 520
 
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
 
Coaching with self-determination in mind: Using theory to advance evidence-based coaching practice

GB Spence, LG Oades International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2011

The scholarly coaching literature has advanced considerably in the past decade. However, a review of the existing knowledge base suggests that coaching practice and research remains relatively uninformed by relevant psychological theory. In this paper it will be argued that Self-Determination Theory (SDT; Deci & Ryan, 1985) presents as...

Cites in Google Scholar: 45
 
‘The assessment needs to go hand-inhand with the debriefing’: The importance of a structured coaching debriefing in understanding and applying a positive psychology strengths assessment

B Roche, K Hefferon International Coaching Psychology Review 2013

Objectives: Despite extensive empirical evidence supporting the use of strengths, minimal research has been conducted on the practical application of strengths tools. The objective of this study was to test the impact of a structured debriefing following completion of Realise2, an online strengths assessment, in relation to strengths a...

Cites in Google Scholar: 7
 
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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 20
 
A grounded theory study of the value derived by women in financial services through a coaching intervention to help them identify their strengths and practice using them in the workplace

F Elston, I Boniwell International Coaching Psychology Review 2011

Objectives: There are several definitions of strengths within psychology, united by a common theme: strengths are what people do best and most easily. Research shows that actively using strengths provides a range of benefits, and suggests that strengths-based coaching is a valuable approach. This study’s purpose was to investigate stre...

Cites in Google Scholar: 25
 
Utilising evidence-based leadership theories in coaching for leadership development: Towards a comprehensive integrating conceptual framework

R Elliott International Coaching Psychology Review 2011

Purpose: Examination of the coaching psychology literature shows that discussion about leadership coaching is disconnected from the scientific literature about leadership. Similarly, the latter has only recently begun to consider how leadership is developed. This lack of cross-engagement between two relevant evidencebased literatures ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 13
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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...

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