10 Elements of a Coaching Culture and Why You Need It

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur and business person I know wishes he had more time for coaching all the members of his team. I often hear the excuse that coaching takes more time than simply diving in and doing the job for the other person, but is that really true?

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An experienced coach has seen your movie before.

Berkonomics

Business coaches come in all sizes and shapes. Entrepreneurs will have a relative willing to devote time, a school friend with business experience, professionals who charge for the service, investors with a reason to promote your success and more. Photo courtesy IBM Business Coaching.

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5 Ways To Kickstart Your Business Coaching Reputation

Startup Professionals Musings

Image via Pixabay I’ve always been a bit confused about the difference in a business context between a coach and a mentor. According to many pundits , a mentor shows you the right way based on experience, while a coach brings out the best in you, then let’s you find your own way. A coach will honor people’s trust with loyalty and discretion, and demonstrate trust in people’s ability to succeed. Of course, coaching only works with people that are coachable.

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Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching

SoCal Tech Calendar

Sunday, April 29, 2018 -- Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching. Perfect your 60-second pitch with valuable coaching from Tech Coast Angels investors and startup experts. Attend one or both of the coaching days and perform your 60-second pitch in front of Teach Coast Angels investors, receiving valuable feedback and coaching on how to enhance and perfect your pitch.

Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching

SoCal Tech Calendar

Saturday, April 28, 2018 -- Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching. Perfect your 60-second pitch with valuable coaching from Tech Coast Angels investors and startup experts. Attend one or both of the coaching days and perform your 60-second pitch in front of Teach Coast Angels investors, receiving valuable feedback and coaching on how to enhance and perfect your pitch.

8 Coaching Myths To Avoid In Building Your Team

Startup Professionals Musings

In reality, business success and satisfaction is about doing the right things at the right time, which requires leadership and coaching. But coaching doesn’t always work the way you expect. People’s basic weaknesses will change if they’re coached.

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Delane Parnell’s plan to conquer amateur esports

TechCrunch LA

Eric P: You have a fascinating background as a serial entrepreneur while you were a teenager. As a player, what that experience means is you play on a team, in a position, with a coach, in a season that culminates in some sort of championship.

6 Keys To Marketing That Many Entrepreneurs Overlook

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet I see many technology entrepreneurs that focus on the basics of marketing too little and too late. I like the guidance from marketing coach David Newman’s classic book “ Do It! entrepreneurs need to focus more on who they are marketing to and why.

The Power of Dreams: Making a Difference as a Detroit Entrepreneur

Xconomy

Those born and raised in Detroit are used to defying expectations, but making your dreams a reality is never an easy task. It involves overcoming both personal and professional hardships, which is why I named my business Make Your Dreams Come True (MYDCT).

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Streamlining The Sports Recruiting Process with FieldLevel

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That''s what Los Angeles-based FieldLevel (www.fieldlevel.com) has been working on, making it easier for coaches to network and exchange information on athletes. What makes it really different, is our platform empowers coaches. It''s exclusive only to verified coaches.

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Entrepreneurs do not easily retire.

Berkonomics

Next week, we begin again with new insights from startup through liquidity event, including guest postings by some of the nation’s best known angel investors and entrepreneurs. I followed many of these stated retirees, and very few if any retiring entrepreneurs stay that way for long.

Successful Entrepreneur Panel

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, October 26, 2017 -- Successful Entrepreneur Panel. Join TCVN for our October event featuring a panel of 4 successful entrepreneurs. Panel includes: Tara Hannaford, Founder of GoTYM Inc and Vice President of Sales at Casamigos Tequila; Scott Fox, Startup Advisor/Executive, Serial Entrepreneur, CEO, Author, Angel Investor; Jeff Greenberg, Technology Executive, Entrepreneur, Startup Coach, Professor, Author; and Mark Lam, Founder and CEO at Pristine Group/Law Firm.

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What Makes an Entrepreneur? Four Letters: JFDI

Both Sides of the Table

In case it’s not obvious it’s a play on the Nike slogan, “Just Do It.&# ) I believe that being successful as an entrepreneur requires you to get lots of things done. Good entrepreneurs can admit when their course of action was wrong and learn from it.

9 Entrepreneur Leadership Principles Worth Practicing

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs feel they have innate leadership talents, but struggle with how to nurture these abilities and measure their effectiveness. Authentic entrepreneurs lead through the power of personal influence, rather than coercion. business entrepreneur leadership practice startup

6 Key Leadership Habits Required For Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurs are well positioned to become the new leaders, because they perceive problems as opportunities, and have the mental mindset to innovate and execute. In this fashion the general leadership deficit is really an “opportunity” for new aspiring entrepreneurs in business.

How Great Entrepreneurs Spell Continuous Innovation

Startup Professionals Musings

As a startup investor in this age of the entrepreneur, I see many more startups, but innovation is still hard to find. An entrepreneur looking for a sure thing will never innovate. Training and coaching. corporate entrepreneur innovation startup

Entrepreneurs Need Time Management Accelerators

Startup Professionals Musings

Many entrepreneurs fantasize about days longer than 24 hours, convinced that their new venture could change the world, if they just had more time. However, this topic is particularly critical to entrepreneurs, who struggle with challenges and crises every day that they didn’t anticipate.

Do’s and Don’ts For Entrepreneur Business Networking

Startup Professionals Musings

There are other social networks in the list of 200 “major sites” recognized by Wikipedia that entrepreneurs use for networking, depending on where you are in the world, like Orkut, Viadeo, and Sina Weibo, but talking to friends on Facebook probably won’t help you.

Smart Entrepreneurs Favor People-Centric Leadership

Startup Professionals Musings

Thus I believe that business leaders and entrepreneurs need to focus first on people leadership, rather than process leadership. Priority is placed on employee mentoring and coaching. entrepreneur Mike Diamond people-centric priority process-centric

10 Keys To Delivering Innovation As An Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

As a startup investor in this age of the entrepreneur, I see many more startups, but innovation is still hard to find. An entrepreneur looking for a sure thing will never innovate. Training and coaching. best entrepreneurs innovation Robert F.

Real Entrepreneurs Are Hunters Rather Than Farmers

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs believe they are “different,” but they can’t quite understand how. A recent book, “ Hunting in a Farmer''s World: Celebrating the Mind of an Entrepreneur ,” by serial entrepreneur and business coach John F. entrepreneurs farmers hunters John F.

6 Marketing 101 Tips For Technology Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet I see many technology entrepreneurs that focus on the basics of marketing too little and too late. I like the guidance from marketing coach David Newman’s recent book “ Do It! entrepreneurs need to focus more on who they are marketing to and why.

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How To Mentor Millennials Into Business Leadership

Startup Professionals Musings

What they need now is some coaching from more experienced business leaders, to catch up and overcome some unique qualms and challenges. business leadership coaching danita bye mentoring millennials

17hats Finds $4M To Build Tools For Solo Entrepreneurs

socalTECH

Pasadena-based 17hats , a startup that develops business management software aimed specifically at solo entrepreneurs (solopreneurs), has raised $4M in a Series A funding. The company is targeting such solopreneurs as photographers, developers, interior designers, business coaches, event planners, bookkeepers, consultants and others. 17hats solo entrepreneur solopreneur venture capital software saas cloud

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How To Prepare For The Entrepreneur Life You Want

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the simplest questions I get from aspiring entrepreneurs, and ironically one of the hardest, is “How do I start?” They just aren’t prepared for the life they want, and are really asking me how to learn to be an entrepreneur. Help entrepreneurs with constant learning.

8 Types of Investors That Entrepreneurs Need to Avoid

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur should do the same due diligence on a potential investor that smart investors do on their startups. Academic coach investors. Coaching should be expected and appreciated, but you don’t have time for constant tutorials on how to run a business.

How To Apply For A Free CEOFlow Coaching Session (Five Available)

CEO Flow

I have a great opportunity for both you and the person that refers them to me…keep reading… CEOFlow is my coaching program for CEOs. Plus, I just enjoy working with women entrepreneurs! I’m offering a f^ree CEOFlow coaching session to five CEOs (each is a $375 value).

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7 Tips For Aspiring Entrepreneurs Who Stay In School

Startup Professionals Musings

Some people even believe that entrepreneurs must be born with the right genes, and no element of education is relevant. A more important question, then, for an aspiring entrepreneur, should be what to study in college for maximum value, rather than whether to drop out or stay.

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Entrepreneurs: Are You an Olympic Athlete or a Spectator?

InfoChachkie

Often entrepreneurs are running their playbook for the first time. Entrepreneurs who can figure out how to solve a problem, even when they don’t have the muscle memory, will succeed. Olympic athletes are very familiar with the high standards set by coaches and judges.

10 Ways Self-Promotion Drives Entrepreneur Success

Startup Professionals Musings

Too many entrepreneurs I know still believe that that their great idea will carry the startup, and they may even minimize their own value, especially if they have introvert tendencies. entrepreneur startup self-promotion career success business

4 Entrepreneur Types That Survive Best In The Hunt

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs believe they are “different,” but they can’t quite understand how. The classic book, “ Hunting in a Farmer's World: Celebrating the Mind of an Entrepreneur ,” by serial entrepreneur and business coach John F.

10 Reasons Entrepreneurs Need To Market Themselves

Startup Professionals Musings

Too many entrepreneurs I know still believe that that their great idea will carry the startup, and they may even minimize their own value, especially if they have introvert tendencies. Dan Schawbel entrepreneur promote yourself startup

How To Become an Extraordinary Entrepreneur Leader

Startup Professionals Musings

Great entrepreneurs are not just idea people and then managers, they are extraordinary leaders. Yet beyond a list of noble attributes, like vision, courage, and integrity, it’s hard for them to define what separates an ordinary entrepreneur or manager from an extraordinary leader.

Why The Best Entrepreneurs Enjoy The Hunter Lifestyle

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs believe they are “different,” but they can’t quite understand how. The classic book, “ Hunting in a Farmer's World: Celebrating the Mind of an Entrepreneur ,” by serial entrepreneur and business coach John F.

8 Ways Entrepreneurs Benefit From the New Networking

Startup Professionals Musings

Successful entrepreneurs like Tony Hsieh of Zappos and Chris McCormick of L.L.Bean have long realized that networking is no longer something that you do to get what you want, but requires listening and relationship building to do what the other party wants, with a win-win outcome.