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The value of openness in e-relationships: using Nonviolent Communication to guide online coaching and mentoring.

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Toward a profession of coaching: Sixty-five years of progress and challenges for the future.

The coaching industry has reached a key important point in its maturation.  This maturation is being driven by at least three interrelated forces: (1) accumulated coaching experience; (2) the increasing entry of professionals into coaching from a wide variety of prior backgrounds; and (3) the increasing sophistication of management and Huma...

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Understanding the experience of experience: a practical model of reflective practice for Coaching.

Coaching is inherently a reflective process. Constructivist theories of learning are well established and greatly inform thinking on coaching. The coaching practitioner literature promotes activities and offers many tools to aid reflection....

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Coaching and Mentoring in Small to Medium Sized Enterprises in the UK - factors that affect success and a possible solution.

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Leadership Coaching as Design Conversation

This paper seeks to bridge and integrate the disciplined and rigorous practice of Design Conversation with the professional practice of coaching within the organisational setting. Argument is made that coaching is uniquely positioned to serve as a tool and process for facilitating genuine and effective dialogue at the organisational level....

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Coaching in the US: trends and challenges.

Coaching as an industry is thriving in the USA. Coaches who work with individuals and teams are increasingly recognized in both public and private organizations. Individuals hire a coach for both professional and personal work. Educational offerings have increased in recent years and now include a growing number of university programs....

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Many ways of knowing: how to make sense of different research perspectives in studies of coaching.

Editorial: Many ways of knowing: how to make sense of different research perspectives in studies of coaching.

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The last word: how to move from good to great coaching by drawing on the full range of what you know.

Editorial from the Coaching: An International Journal of Theory Research and Practice 3(2) 87-98. 2010

 

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How to increase and sustain positive emotion: The effects of expressing gratitude and visualizing best possible selves.

A 4-week experimental study (N = 67) examined the motivational predictors and positive emotion outcomes of regularly practicing two mental exercises: counting one's blessings (?gratitude?) and visualizing best possible selves (?BPS?). In a control exercise participants attended to the details of their day....

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Greater strengths of character and recovery from illness.

How are character strengths related to recovery? A retrospective web-based study of 2087 adults found small but reliable associations between a history of physical illness and the character strengths of appreciation of beauty bravery curiosity fairness forgiveness gratitude humor kindness love of learning and spirituality....

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