The power that comes from executive coaching in Denver — or any other major city — cannot be overestimated. Yet for four categories of people, this coaching may mean the difference between success and failure.
Learn if you fall into these categories and what you can do to avoid a disappointing career.
strong>Entrepreneurs Denver hosts many start-up businesses. Entrepreneurs and those with start-up businesses sometimes feel they are doing it totally alone. They are so focused on working out the kinks in the business and getting it up and running they often face burnout.
hey may not feel like they qualify for an executive coach. Nevertheless, the skills and experience of a knowledgeable coach can simplify their lives. As the coach works alongside them, they learn to use their strengths and how others have solved identical problems. They discover what tasks to do themselves (that build on their strengths) and what tasks to delegate (the ones that don’t need their personal imprint.)
Family Businesses Family businesses carry their own unique set of problems and concerns. What starts as a mom-and-pop operation becomes successful and grows. When they employ executive coaching, they can learn how to transition from kitchen table to boardroom. The coach can be essential in resolving the emotional problems and disputes that may filter through a family owned business. As a neutral person, he or she can train, guide, and help each member grow.
Studies show it’s difficult for family businesses to last into the next generations. With skilled executive coaching, plans can be put into place, strategies implemented, and guidelines quantified so the structure will support growth and change for generations.
Corporations Denver is home to numerous national and international businesses. On every level, an executive coach can facilitate growth and smooth intrapersonal relationships. Coaches can help leaders with communication skills, teach them how to encourage their work force, and indeed, assist them to become great leaders.
Executive coaches can work with middle management to help them assess their strengths and become more visible. They can help them navigate the thorny issues of dealing with difficult co-workers and making their ideas and thoughts known at the right time and place.
- Individual Employees If you are a worker within corporate America, you may think it’s up to your employer to bring in a job coach for you. But you can hire an executive coach on your own. You may be money ahead to seek out a qualified coach to help you advance quickly.
Look for a coach who has experience with helping people of your level and qualification. Check out his or her website. Read the books the coach has written. Look at the references and then schedule a call or email to see if your personalities mesh.
Be prepared with your concerns so you can quickly move forward to resolve your problems. As you implement the advice of your executive coach and see your job prospect soar, you’ll add your conviction to the growing number of people who attribute their success to a great coach.
f you live in Denver (or anywhere else) and are an entrepreneur, work in a family business, are employed in a corporate job, or just feel the need to improve, take advantage of executive coaching… and feel the success.
Ready to take that next step? Email Joel and set up a time to discuss your goals and concerns.
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Joel Garfinkle is recognized as one of the top 50 coaches in the U.S., and the author of 7 books, including Getting Ahead: Three Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level. He has worked with many of the world's leading companies, including Google, Deloitte, Amazon, Ritz-Carlton, Gap, Cisco, Oracle, and many more. Visit Joel online at Garfinkle Executive Coaching. Subscribe to his Fulfillment@Work Newsletter and receive the FREE e-book, 40 Proven Strategies to Get Promoted Now!
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