Who uses coaches and why?

Some Initial Findings From 2008 ICF Global Coaching Client Study conducted by PricewaterhouseCooper and the Association Resource Centre, Inc:

65 percent of coaching clients are female.
The majority of coaching clients are between the ages of
36 and 45 (35.9 percent).
The majority of coaching clients have acquired an ad-
vanced level of education (a post graduate degree such as
a master ’s degree or Ph.D.).
The duration for the average coaching relationship for sur-
vey participants was 12.8 months.
The top three motivations for obtaining coaching are: 1)
Self-esteem/Self-confidence (40.9 percent); 2) Work/Life Balance (35.6 percent); and 3) Career Opportunities (26.8 percent)
96.2 percent of coaching clients report they would repeat their coaching experience
82.7 percent of coaching clients report they are “very satisfied” with their coaching experience

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3 Responses

  1. Great post. I haven’t made the time to read this yet. I’m glad you did.

  2. This is a useful (read: powerful!) summary that every coach should be aware of!

    Thank you for putting that up!

  3. […] Good Morning America today in an effort to help all the “superwomen” out there say no. Who Uses Coaches and Why? February 17, 2009, By Vickie Gray The majority of coaching clients have acquired an advanced level […]

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