Can our business afford a coach? Can your business afford not to engage one?
Leadership is a critical element in the success of any business. However, being a great leader doesn’t come naturally to everyone. It takes effort, skill, and continuous learning to lead effectively. One way to improve leadership skills is by investing in a coach. Coaching is not just about developing relationships, it is about improving business performance.
In the past, coaching was mainly focused on developing relationships and improving personal skills. But over the years, coaching has evolved into a more business-focused discipline. Today, coaching is used to develop specific skills, drive change, and improve organisational performance. Leaders who invest in coaching for themselves can gain the skills and tools they need to drive business success. In fact, according to the book Trillion Dollar Coach, coaching is one of the key factors that have contributed to the success of many of Silicon Valley’s top companies, including Google, Apple, and Intuit.
Coaching helps leaders develop a range of skills, including communication, collaboration, and conflict resolution. These skills are crucial for effective leadership and can help leaders improve their decision-making, build better relationships with employees, and create a positive workplace culture. Coaching can also help leaders identify their blind spots and weaknesses, and develop strategies to overcome them.
"Coaching is the universal language of change and learning."
Investing in coaching will benefit the bottom line of a business. When leaders have the skills and tools they need to drive business success, they can make better decisions, improve employee engagement and retention, and increase productivity. Coaching can help leaders develop new perspectives and innovative solutions to business challenges, which can lead to better results.
"Even modest improvements can justify hiring a coach. An investment of $30,000 or so in an executive who has responsibility for tens of millions of dollars is a rounding error. "
– Jerome Abarbanel
In the movie Any Given Sunday, fictional coach Tony D’Amato says, “The inches we need are everywhere around us.” This quote highlights the importance of paying attention to the small details and making incremental improvements. Coaching can help leaders identify those inches and make the necessary improvements to drive business success.
Investing in coaches is an excellent way for leaders to improve their leadership skills, develop new perspectives, and drive business success. As coaching has evolved into a more business-focused discipline, it has become a critical tool for leaders who want to improve organisational performance. As D’Amato said, “You find out life’s this game of inches, so is football.” The same applies to business, and investing in coaching can help leaders find those inches and drive success.
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Mapien’s coaching and mentoring program helps your people achieve their potential, build relationships & develop professionally.
Our team of workplace strategists and psychologists are accredited in a number of different tools and will work to ensure any programs are tailored to incorporate the preferred tools of the client.
If you would like to know more about coaching and how it might benefit your business, please contact us and a Mapien Workplace Strategist will be in touch within 24 hours.