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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: 329
 
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: 12322
 
Positive psychology: An introduction.

MEP Seligman, M Csikszentmihalyi American Psychologist 2000

A science of positive subjective experience, positive individual traits, and positive institutions promises to improve quality of life and prevent the pathologies that arise when life is barren and meaningless. The exclusive focus on pathology that has dominated so much of our discipline results in a model of the human being lacking the p...

Cites in Google Scholar: 15104
 
Positive psychology progress: empirical validation of interventions.

MEP Seligman, T Steen, N Park, C Peterson American psychologist 2005

Positive psychology has flourished in the last 5 years. The authors review recent developments in the field, including books, meetings, courses, and conferences. They also discuss the newly created classification of character strengths and virtues, a positive complement to the various editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of M...

Cites in Google Scholar: 4180
 
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
 
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
 
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: 505
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How personal systems coaching increases selfefficacy and well-being for Israeli single mothers

S Bar International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

This study explores the influence of personal systems coaching on self-efficacy and goals achievement. A mixed-methods quasi-experimental research compared single mother degree students, and included interviews and focus groups with coaches and clients. Findings showed increased selfefficacy, goal achievements and well-being and a ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 5
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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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 2
 
The potential use of the Authenticity Scale as an outcome measure in executive coaching

I Susing, LS Green, A Grant The Coaching Psychologist 2011

Authenticity, or being true to oneself, has been identified as a key construct related to well-being and the effective performance of leaders. This paper describes the construct of authenticity in the context of existing positive psychology and coaching psychology research. We discuss the Authenticity Scale and its suggested use both a...

Cites in Google Scholar: 10
 
‘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
 
The strengths of the strengthspotter: Individual characteristics associated with the identification of strengths in others

PA Linley, G Minhas International Coaching Psychology Review 2011

Objectives: The identification of a client’s personal strengths within the coaching environment is becoming a growing focus for coaching psychologists, driven in part by the continued growth of the positive psychology movement and in part by the evidence for the benefits of strengths use. This study set out to examine the strengths tha...

Cites in Google Scholar: 5
 
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
 
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: 87
 
Strengthspotting in coaching: Conceptualisation and development of the Strengthspotting Scale

PA Linley, N Garcea, J Hill, G Minhas, E Trenier, J Willars International Coaching Psychology Review 2010

Objectives: Many coaching psychologists use strengths approaches in their practice. The current study set out to develop a conceptualisation of what is meant by strengthspotting, as well as to identify different domains of strengthspotting. The aim was to develop and validate a Strengthspotting Scale that could be used by researchers f...

Cites in Google Scholar: 17
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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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 0
 
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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Coaching in a non-clinical setting with coachees who access mental health services

A Pendle, N Rowe, D Britten International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2017

This paper presents the findings from the study of a unique coaching situation. Coachees currently accessing mental health services and members of Converge (see below) were paired with undergraduate coaching students for time-limited coaching. Participants took part in semi-structured interviews. Transcripts were analysed using Interpreti...

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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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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...

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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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The coaching ripple effect: The effects of developmental coaching on wellbeing across organizational networks

S O'O’Connor, M Cavanagh Psychology of Well-Being: Theory, Research and Family Practi... 2013

Background: It has been argued that the quality of daily interactions within organisations effects the wellbeing of both individuals and the broader organisation. Coaching for leadership development is one intervention often used to create organisation-wide changes in culture and wellbeing. Leadership style has been associated with employ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 37
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