Averil Leimon

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Averil Leimon
Averil Leimon.jpg
Occupation Author,
executive coach,
Psychologist
Language English
Nationality Scottish
Citizenship United Kingdom

Averil Leimon is an author,[1] executive coach,[2] leadership psychologist[3] and was one of the first UK-based psychologists qualified in the academic field of positive psychology.[4] Leimon is the joint editor of The Essential Coaching Series from academic publisher Routledge and is co-author of Essential Business Coaching[5] and Coaching Women to Lead.[6] She is also the co-author of Positive Psychology for Dummies[7] and Performance Coaching for Dummies[8] and the author of 100 lessons on happiness in 100 words or less.[9]

Leimon is also co-founder of business consultancy White Water Group.[10]

Biography[edit]

Leimon gained a M.Phil in Clinical Psychology at the University of Glasgow and a BA (Honours) in Psychology at Strathclyde University. She is a major contributor of psychological insight to television (BBC, CNN),[11][12] radio (BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour),[13] newspapers (FT, City A.M)[14] and magazines (Women in Business, Cosmopolitan).[15]  She is also a member of and a speaker for the British Psychological Society.[16]

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  1. ^ "Support from senior women is essential to increase the number of women leaders – 12 – 2010 – News archive – News – News and media – Home". .lse.ac.uk. 13 February 2012. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Association for Coaching". Association for Coaching. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "UK | Stop all the clocks". BBC News. 28 March 2001. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Positive Psychology – Hope for the Future? – Association For Coaching UK Conference". Acukconference.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Essential Business Coaching (Essential Coaching Skills and Knowledge) (9781583918838): Averi Leimon, Francois Moscovici, Gladeana Mcmahon: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "Coaching Women to Lead (Essential Coaching Skills and Knowledge) eBook: Averil Leimon, Helen Goodier, François Moscovici: Kindle Store". Amazon.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  7. ^ "Positive Psychology For Dummies eBook: Gladeana McMahon, Averil Leimon: Kindle Store". Amazon.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  8. ^ "Averil Leimon – NiceBooks". Uk.nicebooks.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  9. ^ "100 Lessons on Happiness in 100 Words or Less (100 Lessons in 100 Words or Less) eBook: Averil Leimon: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store". Amazon.co.uk. 10 July 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  10. ^ "Older people have better life satisfaction". BPS. 29 February 2012. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  11. ^ Holt, Gerry (29 May 2012). "BBC News – Are women their own worst enemy when it comes to the top jobs?". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  12. ^ "What is Happiness?". Cable News Network. Archived from the original on 29 May 2012. 
  13. ^ "Radio 4 Programmes – Woman's Hour, 02/11/2011". BBC. 2 November 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  14. ^ Juliet Samuel (6 December 2010). "Women on Boards: Healthy For Boys, Girls And The Bottom Line | City A.M". City A.M. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  15. ^ "Mind Health | Body & Soul | ID Your Secret Stress Factors". Cosmopolitan. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  16. ^ "Health | Why hard work makes people happy". BBC News. 3 January 2006. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 

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