March 10, 2021

Why entrepreneurs choose business coaches

Ever heard the saying, “Behind every great man is a great woman?” We’d like to add a small addendum: “Behind every great businesswoman is a great coach!”

If you’re in the world of business, you’d have to be living under a rock if you haven’t seen that the demand for coaches has virtually skyrocketed in the last few years. But coaching is much more than a trend: it’s a necessity. Every team needs a coach to keep them from getting complacent and to help take them to the next level—so why not yours? If you’re not sure that coaching is right for you, check out five key ways one can help your brand today.

See Your Blind Spots

It’s hard to know what you don’t know. And unfortunately, when you’re running your own business, what you don’t know can really hurt you. A business coach can help you identify any opportunities for growth—or potential pitfalls—that you’ve missed. With their eagle eyes, you’ll miss less of what matters in the long run.

Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

Whether you’re a solopreneur or you’re running your own team, it’s easy to get stuck in a cycle of regular habits. A business coach can help you push beyond the comfort of your familiar habits to broaden your experience and knowledge. The right coach will encourage you to try new things, meet new people, and keep learning on the go.

Fast-Track Your Ideas

One of the hardest parts about running a business is the difficulty of making your visions a reality. Sure, you know where you plan to go—but actually getting there is the hard part. A business coach can help you forge a straighter path forward, allowing you to reach your goals in less time (and with fewer headaches) than you might without one.

Get Trusted Advice

The people on your team may be your ride-or-die support crew, but the fact of the matter is that you need someone you trust to tell it like it is. If you’re worried others might dance around your feelings, fear confrontation, or simply not know when things are wrong, a coach can help. With a coach, you’re guaranteed to have someone you can trust to call you out when you’re moving in the wrong direction.

Have More Accountability 

It’s one thing to say you’ll do something, and it’s another thing to have someone waiting for the report that you’ve actually done it. A coach can hold you accountable for following through on those tough goals and hard conversions you like to avoid, which in turn can help you grow further.

Ultimately, finding the right coach can help your brand level up faster and more effectively than you could on your own. If you’re interested in cutting the learning curve, there’s no better strategy to invest in!

If you’re an entrepreneur just diving into the business world, of course, you may be on the fence about coaching—and that’s okay. To learn more about the journey, get started by diving in with tips from our recent podcast with Lara Schmoisman from The Darl. 


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