Company layoffs and early retirement packages are sometimes beyond your control, however, the next step is always in your hands. You could travel the world, move out of town, or you could share your years of experience with other business owners who need your help. Business coaches are in demand for a number of reasons; some entrepreneurs are so engrossed in their businesses that they can’t find time for their personal lives. They need help extracting themselves from their companies. Others need guidance from a seasoned professional who can foresee mistakes that can be avoided in the future. If you have a passion for helping businesses create strategic plans for success and you’re not quite ready to let go of the business world, coaching may be your calling.
Coaching is Fun
One of the best things about coaching is facing new challenges and being able to look from the outside in, to be able to clearly identify problem areas. This alleviates stress for both you and your client, so you can focus on fixing any problems within the business. It’s exciting to be able to help businesses – and business owners – grow.
You Are Your Own Boss
Even if you’ve owned a business or held a leadership position in the past, the hours may not have been very flexible. As a coach, you are your business. You can choose to work full or part-time and your work/life balance will greatly improve. You’ll have more time to do all the things you’ve wanted to do but didn’t have time for, and you can still enjoy a rewarding career.
Coaching is Rewarding
As a coach, you will use your business skills to help clients elevate their organizations, achieve their goals and, ultimately, you will make a positive impact on their lives. You’ll be able to use your past success and failures to change the trajectory of your client’s business. Success is contagious and the ripple effect a coach can create is like no other experience you’ve had in your previous career experience.
Our team is made up of former c-suite executives, managers, and entrepreneurs who left the corporate world but still leverage their experience to help others. If you have a passion for helping others succeed, you may be the next FocalPoint coach to join our team.