Is Business Coaching right for me?
Asking yourself the question ‘Is Business Coaching right for me’? is an important one as coaching needs to be right for you and you need to be right for business coaching. Getting a Business Coach can be one of the best things you do for your business. If however, you can answer yes to any of the following, you may wish to consider an alternative route:
You are not willing to be open and transparent with your coach
It is really important that you trust your coach. They are there to support you and bring things to your attention that you may not be aware of. If you are not willing to be your true-self then you will not receive maximum benefit. If you do not have a good rapport with your coach, find a different one
You do not see the value that coaching has to offer
So, someone has told you that you need business coaching and you have reluctantly signed up. You have to want to be coached and go in with the right mindset for it to be effective
You are not willing to put in the hard work needed to achieve your goals
You need to take business coaching seriously. To see the value that coaching has to offer, you need to put some work in. Whether that is time thinking, planning or doing there are always action points following a session
You are expecting to be given advice and told what to do
Coaches never give advice and if they do, they are not a very good coach. It is a difficult concept to get your head around. If you want advice, talk to friends and family
You are not prepared to be challenged on things you say or don’t say
A coach will be your champion and is 100% on your side. They will however challenge you, point out inconsistencies and will dig deeper to the real reasons you are not moving forward. It sounds daunting but business coaching gets you where you want to be far quicker than doing it by yourself
Being able to answer yes to ‘Is Business Coaching right for me? is the first hurdle in overcoming the obstacles of being your own boss. To get help with your business ideas, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will help you move forward to being a business owner.
Footprint coaching are here to help answer the question of ‘Is Business Coaching right for me?’. Our coaching programmes are all about helping you be your own boss. Contact us for an honest conversation to help you understand and find out if Business Coaching is right for you. If you need further help, please look at this other article.