Benefits of Using a Coach

Professional coaching brings many wonderful benefits: fresh perspectives on personal challenges, enhanced decision-making skills, greater interpersonal effectiveness, and increased confidence. And, the list does not end there. Those who undertake coaching also can expect appreciable improvement in productivity, satisfaction with life and work, and the attainment of relevant goals.

Increased Productivity

Professional coaching maximizes potential and, therefore, unlocks latent sources of productivity.

70%

Improved
Work
Performance

61%

Improved
Business
Management

57%

Improved
Time
Management

51%

Improved
Team
Effectiveness

Positive People

Building the self-confidence of employees to face challenges is critical in meeting organizational demands.

80%

Improved
Self-
Confidence

73%

Improved
Relationships

72%

Improved
Communication
Skills

67%

Improved
Life/Work
Balance

Return on Investment

Coaching generates learning and clarity for forward action with a commitment to measurable outcomes. The vast majority of companies (86%) say they at least made their investment back.

86%

Satisfied Clients

Virtually all companies and individuals who hire a coach are satisfied.

99%

“Somewhat”
or “Very Satisfied”
with overall
experience

96%

Would
Repeat
the Process

More information on benefits of coaching can be found in the ICF Research Portal, including case studies and industry reports.

Source: ICF Global Coaching Client Study was commissioned by the ICF but conducted independently by PricewaterhouseCoopers.