Life coaching is a fairly recent activity that emerged in the U.S. in the sixties. It especially took off in the nineties thanks to celebrities advertising the benefits of that type of help.
In this new millennia, with new technology and careers, what is the actual advantage of having a coach? Numbers don’t lie.
When asked the value of the coaching investment, 98.5% of coaching clients said their investment in a coach was well worth the money.
The outcomes that clients most often attribute to their coaching are:
A higher level of self-awareness: 67.6%
Smarter goal-setting: 62.4%
A more balanced life: 60.5%
Lower stress levels: 57.1%
More self-confidence: 52.4%
Improvement in quality of life: 43.3%
Enhanced communication skills: 39.5%
Project completion: 35.7%
Health or fitness improvement: 33.8%
Better relationships with boss or co-workers: 33.3%
Better family relationships: 33.3%
Increased energy: 31.9%
More fun: 31.9%
More income: 25.7%
Stopped a bad habit: 25.7%
Change in career: 24.3%
More free time: 22.9%
Increased profitability of business: 17.1%
Started new business: 12.9%
Empowered employees: 11.0%