Every goal needs measurement and feedback, whether numbers or qualitative feedback, whether from computers or from people, and, good business people will use the metrics and feedback to make corrections and achieve their business outcomes. That includes having mentors, coaches and somebody to hold you accountable so that you can keep the commitments you make and achieve your goals and objectives. Metrics  could be leading, real-time and trailing ones and feedback could be from peers, employees, partners  and external advisors so you can take corrective action.

Why Would a Successful Entrepreneur Hire a Coach?

If you’re already successful, why would you want to hire a coach? Good coaches can help you see what you’re missing and identify your blind spots.

Coaches have great BS detectors that can help us learn where and how we’re lying to ourselves. They're trained to help people grow. While most successful people work hard, had some luck and are “self-made,” all of us hit plateaus and have blind spots. Many of us have entire areas of potential that we’ve never explored or pursued. A good coach can recognize and help you address that.

The 8 Qualities You Need to Look for in a Business Coach

Every entrepreneur needs a coach, because the fastest way to learn any business is to study someone who has been successful at it. This person has already paid the price of experience. You must absorb all of the information that you can out of him or her! Over the years, I’ve met many people who desperately want to be successful but who are ultimately unwilling to invest in themselves. They think, "I can teach myself. I can learn this on my own." I’m always dumbfounded by this attitude. If I can avoid making a few mistakes, I’m going to.

How To Motivate Your Husband To Chase A Dream

Women often complain about their husband’s lack of motivation, drive, or unwillingness to improve. The most common protest is how their husband doesn’t seem to be “excited” or “inspired”, and in many cases, they opt for a pattern of frequent escape (camping, hunting, guy nights, etc). Here are a handful of unfailing tactics used by the wives of these seemingly un-encourageable husbands. I have listed them below:

17 Reasons Why You Need To Join A Mastermind Group

Napoleon Hill is often credited with being the originator of Mastermind Groups, but the truth is Mastermind Groups have been around much longer. Mr Hill had a very simple definition: The coordination of knowledge and effort of two or more people, who work toward a definite purpose, in the spirit of harmony.

Who Is Your Entrepreneurial Role Model?

Small-business owners often look up to other entrepreneurs who "made it" or those who have continued to run successful smaller operations. With this issue in mind, we asked The Experts: Who is your entrepreneurial role model?

Who Are Your Role Models?

The Huffington Post asked their small business Board of Directors — no doubt, role models for many an aspiring entrepreneur themselves — who they turn to. Perhaps not surprisingly, a number of them consider fellow member Richard Branson their entrepreneurial rock star. Which begs the question, who does Sir Richard look up to?

30 Most Influential Entrepreneurs Of All Time

At some point, most entrepreneurs have said to themselves they want to be like one of people in this list, “I want to be the next Richard Branson”. We define them as success and role models for who we want to be, this post is to give credit to these amazing entrepreneurs. One thing that most of these people have in common is the fact that they all worked really hard and in the end, they were really well rewarded for that. The list is in no particular order, we all have our own opinions on who should be top dog, such as Richard Branson who inspired me the most to start my business.

Do You Have Role Models? You Should

If you aspire to be a great business person, you should consider finding some great role models to emulate. The more we study truly outstanding leaders, the better our own performance usually gets. But most entrepreneurs have no role models at all - and therefore they often are unable to inspire themselves to greatness.

My List of Famous Entrepreneurs that Changed the World

it’s one thing to be successful; but it is a different ball game to be famous. There are a lot of successful entrepreneurs around the globe but there are only a handful of famous entrepreneurs; I mean entrepreneurs that changed the world with their businesses.

12 Famous Entrepreneurs and Business Role Models You can Draw Inspiration from

12 Famous Entrepreneurs and Business Role Models You can Draw Inspiration from