Top Five Things To Look For When Hiring A Business Coach

Author: Four Tree Coaching | | Categories: Business Coaching , Business Consulting , Career Coaching


When it comes to growing your business, sometimes you need someone to guide you through the process. That’s where a business coach comes in. A business coach can help you develop new strategies, identify areas for improvement, and hold you accountable for your goals. But with so many coaches out there, it can be tough to know where to start.

In this blog, Four Tree Coaching will discuss the top five things to look for when hiring a business coach.

1. A wealth of real-life business experience
One of the most important things to look for in a business coach is a wealth of real-life business experience. You want someone who has been in the trenches and knows what it takes to grow a business. A coach with real-world experience can provide you with valuable insights and practical advice that you might not get from someone who has only ever worked in academia.

2. References from business owners similar in size and scope to you
When hiring a business coach, you want to ensure they have experience working with businesses that are similar in size and scope to yours. This is why asking for references and testimonials from past clients is essential. If a coach has worked with businesses that are similar to yours and has a track record of success, that’s a good sign that they can help you too.

3. A coach that tells it like it is and does not sugarcoat it for you
A good business coach will challenge you and push you out of your comfort zone. You want someone who will tell it like it is and not sugarcoat things for you. A coach who is honest and direct can help you identify areas for improvement and give you the tools you need to grow your business.

4. Can guarantee results
While no coach can guarantee results, a good business coach will have a track record of success. Look for a coach who can show you results from past clients and who has a clear plan for how they will help you achieve your goals. You want to work with a coach who is confident in their ability to help you succeed.

5. A coach with whom you can strike up a good rapport during the interview
Finally, it’s important to find a coach with whom you can establish a good rapport during the interview process. You want to work with someone who you feel comfortable with and who you can trust. A coach who is a good fit for you will be able to understand your needs and tailor their coaching to help you achieve your goals.

These five things are crucial when it comes to hiring a business coach. My motto at Four Tree Coaching is a quote from Zig Ziglar, “You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.” As an individual, I believe my accountability, honesty, and integrity set me apart from others. I attribute my success to a strong work ethic installed by my parents and my genuine desire to help others. I offer services like coaching, fractional VP, project work, and career advisor.

I serve clients virtually across all of Canada and the USA. Available for face-to-face meetings in Edmonton, Sherwood Park, Red Deer, Calgary, Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray, Camrose, Drayton Valley, Lloydminster, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Vegreville, Nisku, Leduc, Stony Plain, St. Albert, Spruce Grove, Fort Saskatchewan, and other Alberta municipalities. We also cover the major markets of Vancouver, Kelowna, Victoria, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Brandon, Toronto, Mississauga, Etobicoke, Oakville, Hamilton, Vaughan, Kitchener, London, Windsor, Seattle, Spokane, Washington, Portland, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, and their surrounding areas.

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