- a 40 percent increase in their self-awareness,
- a 32 percent increase in physical thriving, and
- a 30 percent increase in social thriving
Moreover, 92% stated that the coaching made them more effective at work, and 99% rated their sessions as life-changing and amazing or good. The Net Promoter Score (NPS) for the Atlas Corps Virtual Leadership Institute reached 73, which is in the “world class” range of the metric. Participants learned how to reframe challenges as opportunities, failures as learnings, and how to use optimism to drive future-minded leadership. Additional session topics included communication, career development, career planning, stress management, and managing a career transition.
“The Virtual Leadership Institute has been a life changing experience for me,” said Ibrahim Samuel Balami, who works with the International Rescue Committee to support families affected by Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria. “Starting from the calls, peer coaching, the BetterUp coaching sessions and meeting with other humanitarians, it has been remarkable. I love the work you do and am forever grateful to be part of this great family.”
“We are thrilled to see these results because they indicate the power of investing in leader development, coaching and wellbeing support for those who are on the frontlines of serving others,” said Bidjan Nashat, CEO of Atlas Corps. “We believe that the combination of individual coaching and learning and growing together as a peer group makes a big difference in results.”
About Atlas Corps
Atlas Corps is a social enterprise that finds and grows leaders and strengthens organizations that make a difference for others. Atlas Corps core belief is that talent is distributed equally everywhere but opportunity is not yet and that organizations making a difference for people at home and abroad deserve access to the best global talent. Atlas Corps finds diverse global talent, develops leaders, and strengthens organizations through training and fellowship programs and an alumni community of skilled social change professionals. Since 2006, Atlas Corps has connected 1,700+ talented professionals from 117 countries with 400+ of mission driven organizations in the U.S. and delivered evidence-based virtual leadership development to hundreds of participants. Atlas Corps has been profiled as a “best practice” in international exchange by the Brookings Institution and featured in the Washington Post as a model social entrepreneurship program. To learn more, visit www.atlascorps.org
Founded in 2013, BetterUp® is a human transformation company that drives peak performance in individuals and organizations, through unparalleled access to coaching, content and cutting edge AI technology. With nearly 3 million coaching sessions, BetterUp® is the inventor of virtual coaching and the largest mental health and coaching startup in the world, with the world’s largest network of over 4,000 Coaches offering support in 64 languages across over 70 countries. Trusted by more than 600 organizations including NASA, Google, Snap Inc., Chipotle, Salesforce, Hilton, Warner Media and other leading Fortune 1,000 companies, BetterUp delivers on three key impact areas – Mental Fitness, career & leadership development, and social connection – inspiring people everywhere to live with greater clarity, purpose, and passion. BetterUp’s Science Board is composed of leading researchers in the fields of positive psychology and human performance including Martin Seligman, Adam Grant, Shawn Achor, and Quinetta Roberson. BetterUp® is a member of the global Pledge 1% movement and is committed to donating 1% of its staff time, product, profit and equity to make a positive impact on the community. BetterUp® is a Workday Design Badge recipient and has been recognized in the Inc. 5000, Fortune’s Great Places to Work, People Magazine’s Companies that Care, and Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators. To learn more, visit www.betterup.com.