Why Mentorship? Coaching Delivers These 5 Benefits

Mentorship and coaching require an investment of both time and money, but the benefits generated can take you and your business to the next level. Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt says the best advice he ever got was to get a coach, and Bill Gates says everyone should have a coach. There are many benefits of mentorship and coaching, but here are 5 of the ones I see as being most significant.

  • Bottom-line results. When you cut out all the things you’re doing that aren’t effective and then use all the time that’s been freed up effectively, your productivity skyrockets and your profits increase.
  • You understand yourself better. You learn what makes you tick, how to motivate yourself, as how to connect what you’re doing on a daily basis with what you really value.
  • Blind-spot awareness. Everyone has blind spots. And the nature of blind spots requires that someone else point them out to us. You’ll save yourself from going down many dead-end roads when you have a good coach who can help you see the true nature of those paths.
  • Faster accomplishment of goals. When you can streamline your processes, you get where you want to go faster. You reach your goals sooner than you would have working alone.
  • Backup support. Ever find yourself questioning whether you should make a move or follow through on a decision you made? Having a knowledgable coach who understands your business can help you make the bold move you need to make, or put the brakes on a ill-informed decision without feeling guilty. And sometimes you just need some encouragement from someone that’s not your mother.

Coaching pays dividends many times over what it costs in time and money. Finding the right coach takes effort, but it’s something worth doing.

Published on February 17th, 2015 in Blog

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Why Coaching?

By working with me as your coach, as your partner as you climb the mountain of high achievement, you should expect some , if not all of the following outcomes:

  • Take your business to a higher level
  • Develop strong marketing strategies
  • Develop or improve processes that will help you take your business to the next level while maintaining or improving life balance
  • Stay focused on doing the critical actions that will lead you to success
  • Have a time management process that will reduce the pressure of when and how to wear all the hats required as a sales professional and small business owner
  • Be better at what you do so you will be among the high achievers
  • Have a higher level of self confidence

  

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