Our science advisor Dr Amy Chan (PhD Psychology and MSc Computer Science) is a mental wellbeing research psychologist and lecturer at CUHK University. The GoalsWon coaching methodology is based on science-backed methods.
Randomized control studies have found coaching (the core of GoalsWon) outperforms other interventions.
Losch, Traut-Mattausch, Mühlberger & Jonas (2016) found it more effective in procrastination reduction and goal attainment vs group or self coaching. Spence & Grant (2007) found it surpass peer coaching and Sue-Chan & Latham (2004) also found it more effective in enhancing performance.
Setting effective goals as your coach will help you do, has been linked to increased success, motivation and self-esteem.
Epton, Currie & Armitage's (2017) meta analysis found goal setting an effective behaviour change technique, particularly with more challenging objectives. The authors concluded goal setting could be considered a fundamental component of successful interventions.
GoalsWon coaches encourage self-reflection and mindfulness. particularly navigating challenging moments.
Mindfulness has been found to positively contribute to performance. A meta analysis by Mesmer-Magnus, Manapragada, Viswesvaran and Allen (2017) found the benefits extend to both personal and professional domains, improving performance and satisfaction while lowering burnout.