The Sage Handbook of Coaching (2017)

The new Sage Handbook of Coaching (2017) offers an excellent overview of current issues and practices, as well as mapping out where the discipline is going....

Contributing to coaching knowledge whilst learning how to research: a review and discussion of four student-coaching studies

This article showcases four student research projects focused on forms of internal and external coaching, and coaching supervision. The studies were selected from a pool of unpublished studies that were grouped according to their general interest and relevance to each other....

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Webinar: Using self-determination theory to predict turnover intentions and wellbeing (Resource)

The research: Employee engagement continues to be an area of great interest for business leaders, organizational scholars, and coaching practitioners....

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Podcast: Applying for a Harnisch Grant with Gordon Spence, PhD

In this podcast  Dr. Gordon Spence, co-Chair of the Science Advisory Council, provides an overview of the grant application process and how to create a winning proposal.

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Development and validation of the solution-focused inventory

Solution-focused coaching and solution-focused therapy are strengths-based approaches which emphasize people’s resources and resilience and how these can be used in the pursuit of purposeful positive change....

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

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....

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Powerpoint Slides: Coaching with self-determination

Powerpoint slide deck presented by Gordon Spence, PhD,  at the 4th Australian Evidenced-Based Coaching Conference. 

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Powerpoint Slides: There's nothing as useful as a good theory: Coaching with self-determination in mind

This is a powerpoint slide on self-determination theory presented by Gordon Spence, PhD is Program Director, Master of Business Coaching, Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong

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The integration of mindfulness training and health coaching: an exploratory study

Coaching has attracted much attention from health professionals interested in collaborative person-centred approaches to motivating behaviour change. Whilst initial research supports the efficacy of coaching in health contexts more theoretical and empirical work is needed....

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Professional and peer life coaching and the enhancement of goal striving and well-being: an exploratory study

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....

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