Business Coaching Brisbane – Why Do Entrepreneurs Use a Business Coach?

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( — March 11, 2019) Victoria Point, QLD — Business Coaching Brisbane – Why do Entrepreneurs Use a Business Coach?

According to Brisbane Business Coach and Leadership expert James McNamara, there are six main reasons why business owners use a business coach. Most of these have to do with the fact that there is no one to talk to when you are at the top. It begs the question, who does a business owner turn to when they want general business advice, support and motivation?

In a recent blog article Mr McNamara outlines the six most common reasons for business owners to choose a business coach. These are; access to a mature sounding board, motivation, accountability, validation, expanded thinking and new ideas, recognition. While the business owner often provides these things for their staff, there is rarely someone to provide these same things for the business owner at an appropriate level of sophistication.

Business owners need a sounding board to bounce ideas off while the ideas are still in their infancy. They also need the motivation of others who can understand them, their vision and help with strategies to get there. Successful business owners often don’t follow the pack, they do things differently. Being the ‘odd one out’ can be tough and that’s where a coach can fill the void.

Accountability is perhaps one of the more important on the list. Who keeps the person at the top accountable? It certainly isn’t the second in command! An experienced business coach can be just what the doctor ordered when it comes to keeping the business owner accountable for implementing the initiative needed to take the business forward.

Entrepreneurs want new ideas and strategies to realise their dreams. They can come to depend on a coach for brainstorming, filtering and ultimately planning the implementation of new ideas. Business owners also need recognition. Just because they are the ones to do this for their staff doesn’t mean that they are immune to the need for recognition. A business coach is uniquely placed to understand the progress being made, the strategies involved and the difference it is making.

Business coaching can be a very valuable service for entrepreneurs who want to grow their business. It can help tremendously with the motivation, ideas, accountability, recognition and validation that business owner needs. It doesn’t have to be lonely at the top when you have a quality business coach by your side.

About James McNamara

James McNamara provides in person leadership training, sales training and business coaching in Brisbane and across Australia. He also provides online and webinar coaching to people internationally.

James McNamara

4 Turnberry Drive
Victoria Point, QLD 4165