Coaching Provides Return on Investment

Coaching Provides Return on Investment

The most valuable investment a company can make is in its employees by helping them develop their skills, creativity, resources and reach their full potential. Likewise, personal development is one of the wisest investments you can make in yourself. The return is well worth it. It is an investment in YOU!

The strength and productivity of today’s organizations depend upon a workforce that is prepared to meet current and future market needs-to adjust and respond quickly to changing economic conditions, to compete successfully on a global basis, and to leverage its resources and competencies wisely.

Coaching provides the organization with opportunities for growth and optimization by developing the skills of its leaders and employees. Coaching provides every player in the organization with an opportunity to be “playing at the top of their game.”-ultimately increasing a companies bottom line. Coaching supports the creation of an exciting, challenging and enjoyable work environment where employees continuously learn and are motivated for to strive for success. Coaching significantly increases the return on the investment made by helping companies identify, develop and utilize the skills of employees for optimum performance. Proof is in the research. As a coach, I have experienced so many clients on a personal and professional level positively transforms their lives and careers through coaching.

I use a Brain Based approach to coaching which uses principles of neuroscience. My techniques involve stimulating the prefrontal cortex part of the brain that is responsible for insights, thinking, decision making and impulse control. I do this by asking powerful questions that make the person think and come to insight. This sparks huge amounts of excitement and energy. When the brain is excited and finds sense and meaning in new learning, it opens up the sensory register to allow in the new ways of thinking and acting. This new learning is ultimately stored in long term where it is used continuously. Success-new habits are formed and hardwired into the brain. The actions are now done automatically.

Clients are now equipped to embrace and manage change for their benefit. Positive transformations take place. Its amazing! They see new opportunities, new ways of doing things. They move forward with vigor and confidence to work on their goals which are ultimately achieved! It’s an amazing process to experience and for me as a Coach an amazing process to watch clients go from being stuck to unstoppable. They reach full potential and beyond.

Coaching is for the person who wants to take their life to the next level. I offer a FREE session for folks to actually experience the process and then the choice is theirs. Coaching is a choice one makes in order for it to work. Think about it. Does it fit into your Life Blueprint. If so get going on creating a life that matters.

Three major studies illustrate a tremendous return on investment in Coaching:

¨ Case Study on the Return on Investment of Executive Coaching by Dr. Merrill C. Anderson. A study commissioned by a major Fortune 500 company demonstrated a coaching ROI of 529 percent and significant intangible benefits to the business.

The financial benefits from employee retention boosted the overall ROl to 788%. The study provided powerful new insights into how to maximize the business impact from executive coaching.

¨ Olivero, Bane & Kopelmann Public Personnel Management Washington; Winter 1997; ISSN: 0091026). This 1997 study concluded that follow-up coaching combined with a supervisor training program increased productivity by an astounding 88%. The same study concluded that training alone increased productivity by 22.4%. The bottom-line: coaching increased productivity more than 300%.

¨ The Manchester, Inc. Survey was published in the proceedings of the ICF Annual Conference in August 2001. A study of 100 executives at Fortune 1000 firms showed nine in ten executives believe coaching to be worth their time and dollars since it provides an ROI of six times the cost of coaching.

Study showed that benefits to the companies were improvements in:

¨ Productivity 53%

¨ Quality 48%

¨ Customer Service 39%

¨ Reduced customer complaints 34%

¨ Retaining executives 32%

¨ Cost reductions 23%

¨ Bottom-line profitability 22%

Benefits to the executives were improvements in:

¨ Working relationships with direct reports 77%

¨ Working relationships with immediate supervisors 71%

¨ Teamwork 67%

¨ Working relationships with peers 63%

¨ Job satisfaction 61%

¨ Conflict reduction 52%

¨ Organizational commitment 44%

¨ Working relationships with clients 37%

Companies are increasingly turning to coaching for employee development, enhanced productivity, leadership development, and talent retention. Individuals are turning to coaching to create a life that matters-one the love and enjoy. The results speak for themselves. Coaching is an investment in you.

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