Why Coaching Works – an Infographic Released by the International Coach Federation

Why Coaching Works - an Infographic

Results were derived from the ICF Global Coaching Client Study



This is a great visual representation of the benefits of Coaching to the Client. Wow!! 99 percent of respondents said they were satisfied with the overall experience. Awesome !

I know first hand how effective Coaching is because I get to see it in the lives and ministries of the Clients I work with, but it is always great to have my personal experience backed up by the supporting research !

The Results

  • 99% are satisfied with the overall experience…in fact, 96% indicated they would repeat the process.
  • There are an estimated 47,500 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 challenges 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% of individuals made back at least their investment
  • 86% of companies made back at least their investment

What are you waiting for? Let’s connect!

About Ken McGarity

With vast experience as a successful entrepreneur and active in ministry leadership for many years, Ken McGarity is most recently engaged as a Church Growth Consultant and Strategist, as well as Christian Leadership Coach to today’s up and coming Christian leaders.

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