This research revealed 10 important trends:
1. Coaching cascades through organizations Coaching is no longer reserved for the C-suite. As Baby Boomers retire, emerging leaders and millennial managers are benefiting from coaching.
2. Coaching goes strategic One in five ICF/HCI survey respondents finds it “very difficult” to secure funding for coaching. Those who successfully found funding did so by linking coaching to key strategic goals.
3. Coaching becomes a key leadership competency Coaching skills are being recognized widely as leadership skills. Yet only one-third of leaders today display proficiency in core coaching competencies.
4. Coaching skills training expands Workshops on coaching skills for managers and leaders are becoming staples of many leadership development programs.
5. Coaching cultures gain traction The term “coaching culture” has entered the corporate lexicon, thanks to studies showing that organizations with strong coaching cultures have higher levels of revenue and employee engagement than those that do not.Download Article 500 Club