No one ever said that running an entrepreneurial business was easy. Over the past few years, there’s been an enormous increase in complexity in business. With increased complexity comes increased uncertainty….and there’s no end in sight. Despite all the complexity and uncertainty, however, your business still has to accomplish. To whom do you turn to help you perform at your best?
If you’re running a large organization, you may turn to an executive team to brainstorm ideas, explore potential consequences, voice a concern, or sort through options. However, if you’re running a small entrepreneurial firm, to whom do you turn? Even Google CEO, Eric Schmidt, knew it was important to have a business coach.
In this 41 second video, Eric Schmidt addresses one of the major reasons entrepreneurs don’t feel the need for a coach – they’re smart and know everything there is to know about their business. Other entrepreneurs feel they “should” know everything about business and, therefore, engaging a business coach means they’re ignorant or uninformed (as if that was a dirty little secret).
Even with natural talent and proven success for singing, dancing, golfing, swimming, the most successful athletes and performers have coaches. Michael Phelps, Tiger Woods, Michael Jackson, Ginger Rogers, Lance Armstrong, and Serena Williams, to mention a few, can’t all be wrong! Although highly gifted and capable in their own right, their coach – an objective collaborator – supports them in propelling their spirit into action and creating unlimited new possibilities.
Coaching creates a powerful relationship for making important business decisions. When you’re growing your business, coaching accelerates the rate at which that development occurs. It provides a framework where the focus in on you, what you want, and what it’s going to take to make it happen.
In today’s spirited marketplace, everyone needs an “edge” –
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