What are the crucial characteristics of a Business Coach?
The following characteristics are crucial traits in a Business Coach and can make the difference between the success or failure of your partnership with your Business Coach.
A good Business Coach is:
Professionally trained in coaching skills by university or coaching institute.
Experienced in identifying and solving the issues facing small/Medium businesses, particularly in the areas of small businessin which you are seeking assistance; able to offer guidanceon the resolution of the issues you are facing.
Supportive of your business needs and aspirations,encouraging you to accept business-related challenges andto overcome the difficulties of operating a small business.Patient and willing to provide adequate time to interact withyou to ensure the success of your business.
Respected by other business professionals and businessowners.
A person of values who respects and implements human values in her/his approach.
People-oriented with a genuine interest in people and a desire to help others and knows how to effectively communicate and listen actively.
Good motivator who inspires you to reach your fullest potential through encouragement, feedback and effective guidance.
Effective teacher who helps to manage and guide your learning — that is, actively recognizes and uses teaching and learning opportunities to enhance your performance in operating your small business.
Self-confident and appreciative of your developing strengths and abilities; enjoys being involved in the growth and development of your business.