Why Coaching Works

How has coaching grown so rapidly? Because it works!
99% are satisfied with the overall experience.

In fact, 96% indicated they would repeat the process given the same circumstances that prompted them seeking a coach in the first place.

There are an estimated 47,000 professional coaches across the world bringing in an annual income close to $2 billion each year.

Increased Productivity
Professional coaching explicitly targets maximizing potential and in doing this unlocks latent sources of productivity and effectiveness. At the heart of coaching is a creative and thought-provoking process that supports individuals to confidently pursue new ideas and alternative solutions with greater resilience in the face of growing complexity and uncertainty.

70% Improved work performance
61% Improved business management
57% Improved time management
51% improved team effectiveness

Positive People
In the face of uncertainty caused by workforce reductions and other factors, expectations remain very high. Restoring self-confidence and self-trust to face the challenge is critical to meet organizational demands.
80% Improved self-confidence
73% improved relationships
72% Improved communication skills
67% Improved life/work balance

Return on Investment
The coach-client relationship generates learning and clarity for forward action with a commitment to clear measurable outcomes. Coaching offers a good return in investment for individual clients and offers a significant return on investment for companies.
68% individuals that made back at least their investment
86% Companies that made back at least their investment

Why Coaching Works

shared by CoachFederation on Feb 05, 2013 in Business


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Professional Coaching results in increased productivity, positive people and has a huge return on investment. Data taken from the 2009 ICF Global Coaching Client Study.
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