Why I recommend business coaches

February 13, 2023

By Damian Hughes

With the current cost of living crisis looming over us, entrepreneurs and businesspeople will be looking at how they can make their businesses as successful as possible.  

I’m a firm believer in business coaches for entrepreneurs of all levels, whether you’re just starting out or you’re a running a multi-million pound business already.  

In sports, athletes and teams of all levels have a coach. Whether they’re grass roots or at the top tier of a sport, they have someone to help guide them and remind them of their end goals. A great coach challenges the athlete and helps them make the most out of themselves, whilst also lending a compassionate ear and offering themselves as a sounding board.  

The power of having someone to talk to and sound off on is an underrated virtue; coaches aren’t there to tell you off or be negative but rather to help you and guide you. In the fast-paced, high-pressure corporate world, having someone to keep you on track can help you to reach your targets – so even the best leaders have business coaches to help them. 

One of my top pieces of advice for entrepreneurs is to find a business coach that you can align yourself with to help guide you in your business journey.  

This article was written by Damian Hughes as part of The Inspiring Leadership Podcast content series. The podcast aims to delve into the minds of inspiring businesspeople, to learn from the very best and to understand what makes a great leader. To listen to the full series visit Spotify or Apple Podcasts.