Here is a partial list of the many benefits of
business coaching and consulting to the client.
* Virtually all top athletes and business professionals have coaches ... *
Successful business people and successful people in general, typically have well-thought-out career goals objectives and personal goals they want to meet and exceed. Having a professional independent coach to give unbiased feedback is an important part of learning, growing, and another outlet of support. See our smart goals homepage to better understand the general steps.
Looking at alternative solutions to challenges, with an experienced business coach or consultant to bounce ideas off of, is another one of the benefits of business coaching. Just one good idea, not thought of before, when properly implemented, can make a big positive difference one person, and the many people she's closely connected with!
Goal Setting: In the corporate world, carefully defining the business or career goals objectives, making strategic plans to achieve the objectives, and then putting it all in writing, should efficiently and effectively start setting the plans to action. That's one of the keys. An objective person from outside can often see things that have been overlooked for years, and help improve the "normal course" one has been on for a long time.
The effective business coach is encouraging, helpful and supportive each step of the way. The coach questions, challenges, monitors, gives plenty of feedback, and is empathetic especially during difficult situations.
It's truly like having extra eyes, ears, and an "extra brain" who is highly trusted - looking out from a different vantage point and perspective. Coaching is very helpful (AND challenging) when guiding the client around (and sometimes through) potential dangers.
But even "good times" has its potential downsides! Ironically, good times can sometimes lead to procrastination and depression and complacency. After all, who doesn't know of some people (often in the entertainment field) who, after becoming financially successful, change in some negative directions. They may destroy their closest relationships, gamble away their fortune, succumb to other bad habits or addictions, etc. Some people, when they acquire too much, it is TOO MUCH for them to handle.
Money doesn't "buy happiness" (although in our dreams it might). By having a support of a trusted, close coach/consultant (and others) who are truly looking out for one's interests, as they see and caution against dangers looming ahead, this may help minimize or even avert them from happening.
Do you think you're capable of receiving the benefits of business coaching? Do you think you're coachable? (Not everyone is.) If you're curious, take this two-minute quiz and find out: Am I coachable?
Some of the benefits of business coaching people can achieve on their own by reading various pages on this website. When motivated, they often will do the free 5-Step jumpstart.
I am very interested in encouraging open-minded, motivated people to set and achieve their goals. Are these benefits of business coaching intriguing to you? If so, fill out the form below, and I will personally respond back to you. Larry Rudwick, your coach.