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Introducing time perspective coaching: A new approach to improve time management and enhance well-being.

I Boniwell, E Osin, A Sircova International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

This article provides an overview of coaching methods and interventions that address different forms of imbalance in clients’ time perspectives, proposing a fresh look on dealing with multiple time management issues. We selected different coaching intervention techniques according to the time perspective theory, which distinguishes betwee...

Cites in Google Scholar: 71
 
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
 
The influence of character: Does personality impact coaching success.

M Kerrin, S Palmer, L Stewart, H Wilkin International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2008

Using the Five Factor Model of personality and the construct general self efficacy this study explores the relationship between coaching clients’ personality and a self-report measure of the transfer of learning from coaching to the workplace. Positive correlations are found between the application of coaching development and conscientio...

Cites in Google Scholar: 120
 
Coaching for Performance: GROWing Human Potential and Purpose - The Principles and Practice of Coaching and Leadership

J Whitmore Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2009

Completely Revised 4th Edition of the 500,000 Copy Bestseller! Coaching is a way of managing, a way of treating people, a way of thinking, a way of being. Coaching has matured into an invaluable profession fit for our times and this fourth edition of the most widely read coaching book takes it to the next frontier. — John Whitmore Good co...

Cites in Google Scholar: 616
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Evidence-based life coaching for senior high school students: Building hardiness and hope

S Green, AM Grant, J Rynsaardt International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

Objective: To extend the knowledge base on the use of life coaching as an applied positive psychology. Studies to date have utilised community samples with participants of varying ages and most research has used adult community samples. The present study is unusual in that it examined the efficacy of an evidence-based (cognitive-behavi...

Cites in Google Scholar: 168
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Toward a Profession of Coaching? A Definitional Examination of ‘Coaching,’‘Organization Development,’and ‘Human Resource Development’

RG Hamlin, AD Ellinger, RS Beattie International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2009

During the past few years, the growth of an emergent ‘coaching industry’ has resulted in some scholars calling for the development of a genuine coaching profession. Yet contemporary organization development (OD) and human resource development (HRD) practitioners conceive of coaching as an extant core component of their respective field...

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Effect of a quality of life coaching intervention on psychological courage and self-determination

DF Curtis, LL Kelly International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2013

This study utilised a multiple case study design, grounded in self-determination theory, which examined changes in motivation and psychological courage throughout an 8-week quality of life coaching intervention. Eight nonclinical adults participated in six one-hour tele-coaching sessions. Sources of data included a pre-assessment s...

Cites in Google Scholar: 17
 
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
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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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
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Coaching for accelerated research productivity in Higher Education

H Geber International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2010

It is recognized that combining a thorough orientation to academic life and its expectations with intensive training in conceptualising research can accelerate the careers of early career academics. Unique to the structured support programme for research productivity and publication at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg...

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Annotated Bibliography of Life Coaching and Health Research

C Newnham-Kanas, P Gorczynski, D Morrow, JD Irwin International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2009

While executive life coaching is quite prominent in the research forum as outlined in Grant’s workplace and executive life coaching annotated bibliography (2005), studies pertaining to life coachingrelated health outcomes are fewer in number and they have not been well recognized. Furthermore, although health-related studies focusing o...

Cites in Google Scholar: 30
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Co-Active Life Coaching as a Treatment for Adults with Obesity

C Newnham-Kanas, JD Irwin, D Morrow International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2008

This study evaluates the impact of one-on-one coaching on the waist circumference, BMI, self-esteem, self-efficacy, physical activity, and functional health status of adults with obesity. A one-group withinsubjects, pre-test post-test study design was used. The study took place at the University of Western Ontario from June-October 200...

Cites in Google Scholar: 22
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Meta-coaching: a methodology grounded in psychological theory

S Linder-Pelz International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2008

In this conceptual article we suggest that understanding clients’ self-reflexive processes enables coaches to become even more effective in helping clients make changes in how they think, feel and act. Our aim is also to throw light on the relationship between metacognition, change and coaching. We begin with an overview of theories of...

Cites in Google Scholar: 13
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A fruitful soil: what coaches can learn from how theatre directors in rehearsal create a learning environment

J Drum International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2007

This grounded theory study looks at how theatre directors in rehearsal create a learning environment and considers what coaches can learn. It identifies some of the factors involved in creating a learning environment in both theatre rehearsal and coaching: factors such as managing processes, managing relationships and overcoming goal i...

Cites in Google Scholar: 5
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Beyond time management: how the latest research on time perspective and perceived time use can assist clients with timerelated concerns

I Boniwell International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2005

In this article questions such as “What is a good use of time?” and “How can one’s relationship with time contribute to their well-being?” are raised and discussed with regard to empirical research on various aspects of psychology of time. In the fist part of the paper, the construct of time perspective is considered. It is argued that...

Cites in Google Scholar: 65
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Providing safe passage into a larger life: supporting clients’ transformational change through coaching

E Hanssmann International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

This paper reports coaches’ experiences of supporting clients undergoing transformational change. Qualitative research was carried out using semi-structured interviews with six coaches and these were analysed using interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA). The findings suggest clearly identifiable ingredients for creating a trans...

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Transformative learning theory and coaching: Application in practice

K Sammut International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

The aim of the research reported in this paper was to discover if and how transformative learning theory is applied in coaching. Data were collected from eight coaches through semi-structured interviews. The findings of the study revealed four emerging themes: space and context of the coaching environment; the coaching relationship; di...

Cites in Google Scholar: 23
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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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 4
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Hope theory in coaching: How clients respond to interventions based on Snyder’s theory of hope

T Worgan International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2013

The concept of hope has infused human culture for millennia and in modern times challenged psychologists’ attempts to define and measure individuals’ level of hope. The beneficial impact of increasing hope to improve physical and mental well-being is a tested therapeutic intervention. However, little research has explored this matter i...

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How Can Ideas from the Existential Approach Enhance Coaching for People with Work-Related Stress?

AK Krum International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2012

Stress remains a significant problem in contemporary society causing people to take sick leave and early retirement. This paper explores how using ideas from the existential approach can enhance coaching for people who experience work-related stress. It reports on an action research project involving six participants in coaching over a...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
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Exploring Coaches’ Experience of their Clients’ Issues of Self-Esteem

T Brady International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2011

Self-esteem is generally perceived as fundamental to performance and research highlights its central role in our psychological well-being. Yet there is little coaching literature to help us understand this phenomenon. This article reports on a phenomenological study to understand the real-life experiences of six executive coaches who h...

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Exploring the meaning of coaching for newly appointed senior leaders in their first twelve to eighteen months in role

G Reynolds International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2011

Newly appointed senior leaders are typically expected to “hit the ground running” and start making a difference within a few weeks of their arrival. This study explores how they articulate and interpret their experience of coaching during their transition period. Using a phenomenological based approach, the empirical research involved ...

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How does coaching help to support team working? A case study in the NHS

V Woodhead International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2011

This paper explores how coaching supports team working in an NHS hospital. Using a case study methodology, a multidisciplinary team were asked to reflect on and describe their experiences of being coached and how this supported them in working as a team. The findings demonstrate that team coaching supported team working in a number of ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 17
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An exploration of the experience of self-doubt in the coaching context and the strategies adopted by coaches to overcome it

L Hindmarch International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2008

This study explores the experience of self-doubt in coaching, and strategies adopted to overcome it. A phenomenological approach is used to explore the lived experience of self-doubt with eight participants. Four of the participants are clients who have been coached in self-doubt, and four are coaches who have worked with clients in ad...

Cites in Google Scholar: 6
 
How can humanistic coaching affect employee well-being and performance? An application of self-determination theory

AS Gabriel, CM Moran, JB Gregory Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2014

Coaching has established itself as a key component of employee learning and development. Yet, despite the prevalence and impact of coaching in organisations, there has been a lack of theory regarding the processes through which coaching behaviours influence outcomes for coachees (i.e. motivation, performance and wellbeing). As such, i...

Cites in Google Scholar: 6
 
Developing the leader as coach: insights, strategies and tips for embedding coaching skills in the workplace

A Grant, M Hartley Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2013

This article presents some practical insights, strategies and tips about how to help organisations embed leadership coaching skills in the workplace following participation by executives and managers in ‘Leader as Coach’ development programs. Given that organisations globally are increasingly using such programs as part of leadership deve...

Cites in Google Scholar: 22
 
What do coaches need to know? Using the Mastery Window to assess and develop expertise

D Drake Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2011

What do coaches need to know? This paper draws on the literature in expertise development, adult learning and evidence-based practice to offer a fresh perspective on the development of mastery in coaching. In doing so, it goes beyond traditional notions of competencies in suggesting that Mastery = Artistry + Knowledge + Evidence (MAKE). I...

Cites in Google Scholar: 19
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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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