We are pleased to announce that the 2020 Executive Coaching for Results Research Study has just been released!

Considered the industry’s most ambitious study, the Executive Coaching for Results Research Study features findings from over 600 coaching executives across various industries and corporate demographics; and is extraordinarily useful in understanding both current practices and the evolution of coaching since our last study in 2018.

We hope that you find this research to be useful. Please feel free to quote or tweet our findings and don't forget to tag us @CoachSourceLLC, #CoachSourceResearch.


About the Authors:

Brian is an industry-recognized expert in the design and management of worldwide executive coaching implementations, and a prominent author and speaker. He is the Founder of CoachSource and the Alexcel Group, and previously spent 10 years managing executive coaching operations for Marshall Goldsmith. Brian's most recent book is Mastering Executive Coaching (Routledge, 2019), co-edited with Marshall Goldsmith and Jonathan Passmore. Brian is also the author of Executive Coaching for Results: The Definitive Guide to Developing Organizational Leaders (Berrett Koehler, 2007).

J'Aimee A. Mission, Ph.D. is Director of Client Service and Strategic Initiatives for CoachSource, the world’s largest executive coaching firm. In this role, she partners with HR leaders and executives for the day-to-day strategic management of over 50 accounts, comprised of start-up to Fortune 500 Companies with global reach. She also oversees research projects, manages individual coaching engagements, and creates and/or streamlines coaching programs with her clients. Her work is in service of those ultimately touched by the decisions, products, and services that are impacted by the leaders whose development she has the privilege of supporting. She highly values and stands in her partnership with clients to ensure their shared success.

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Our Book: Executive Coaching for Results

Our first research study was conducted in 2005 and the findings were published in the book Executive Coaching for Results: The Definitive Guide to Developing Organizational Leaders (Berrett-Koehler 2007). The book, co-authored by Brian O. Underhill, Ph.D., Kimcee McAnally, Ph.D. and John J. Koriath, Ph.D., also includes a Foreword written by Marshall Goldsmith and an Afterword by Richard Leider. Available on


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