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Podcast: Part 1 with Richard Boyatzis 2011

This is the first podcast  in a series of 4 podcasts is a discussion with Richard Boyatzis on his research and work in leadership coaching.

 

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Mindfulness in Coaching

In this article we explore the concept of mindfulness as a tool for helping both coaches and coachees. We argue that the coaching practice of the coach can be enhanced through using mindfulness as a preparation tool. We highlight research evidence on the impact of mindfulness in managing stress and contributing towards improved performance....

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Increasing job satisfaction: coaching with evidence-based interventions

Positive psychology offers a number of tools that coaches can use with groups and individuals to raise job satisfaction and engagement....

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Finding our way home: coaching's search for identity in a new era

Coaching is at a crossroads as it moves into its second decade as an emergent profession. In some ways, its future will depend in part on its search for a past....

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Personal life coaching for coaches-in-training enhances goal attainment insight and learning

Evidence-based approaches to coach training and education are vital if the coaching industry is to continue to mature....

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Exploring key aspects in the formation of coaching relationships: initial indicators from the perspective of the coachee and the coach

This article explores coachees and coaches views on aspects important in the formation of the coaching relationship. The research uses a qualitative methodology. Semi-structured repertory grid interviews were conducted with six coachees and six coaches in the UK....

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Spinning order from chaos: how do we know what to study in coaching research and use it for self-reflective practice?

Editorial with Irina Bachkirova and Carol Kauffman explore ‘the what’ of coaching research to advance the field what exactly should we study? In this editorial we look at a simple overview of various areas of study....

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Evaluating the effectiveness of executive coaching: beyond ROI?

The popularity of executive coaching has increased dramatically in both the practitioner world and academia during the past decade. However evaluating the effectiveness of coaching has lagged behind. Executive coaching is a multidisciplinary practice and professionals from many different scholarly backgrounds provide coaching services....

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Coaching as a method for joining up the dots: an interview with Michael Cavanagh

This article is an interview with Michael Cavanagh PhD, University of Sydney. In it the authors explore Michaels thoughts on the identity of coaching and on some overlaps with the area of knowledge of his original interest.
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Coaching reflection: the liberated coach

This article has its origins in several complementary sources: the personal coaching experiences of both myself and my co-authors in 14 books on coaching and mentoring; the experiences of coaches who I have supervised; and observation of coaches in real plays within coach assessment centres (robust validated processes for evaluating the competen...

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