Research in Coaching – Paul Lawrence

By Robert Holmes | business

Mar 25

Goals don’t care who has them, and they live a secret life of changing and morphing. Listen to Paul Lawrence, head of the Centre for Systemic Change and head researcher for WhyteCo. Research is giving us evidence to base our coaching claims on.

Episode 23 – Paul Lawrence, Whyteco

Title: “Research in the Coaching Industry and the secret life of goals”

Broadcast date: 21 March, 2014


(43:07 minutes)

  1. Whyteco send Paul an email [email protected]
  2. CSC
  3. Michael Kavanagh and Tony Grant – Sydney University department of coaching psychology
  4. “Basics of Qualitative Research: Techniques and Procedures for Developing Grounded Theory” (2008) by Corbin and Strauss
  5. “Coaching, Mentoring and Organizational Consultancy: Supervision and Development” (2006) by Peter Hawkins



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About the Author

Robert is an expert in the science of human behaviour and performance enhancement with a passion for neurology, leadership and the psychology of potential. He believes it is important to bring hard science to coaching, and that coaching practices be evidence based and research backed. Robert is a founding partner at Frazer, Holmes Coaching and current Director of Brand and Marketing for the International Coach Federation Australasia (ICFA). Robert is a professionally certified coach (PCC) with over 20 years of business experience and an ICF Accredited Mentor Coach. He is an Associate at the National Speaker's Association, a member of the Coaching Psychology interest group at the APS, a certified Action Learning Coach, a Member of the Australian Institute of Management Consultants.