Dealing with an executive coach can provide invaluable support to entrepreneurs, sometimes making the difference between failure and success. When entrepreneurs are open-minded and enterprising enough to get help, they are able to transcend a variety of challenging scenarios, leading to improvements in both their business and their standard of living. However, coaching doesn’t solve all business challenges, plus some entrepreneurs are less available to coaching than others.
In the last 15 years, I’ve met a number of CEOs who’ve claimed they didn’t need coaching. Experience shows me that this could be a red flag — and that often these specific executives need coaching a lot more than most. Here are some examples of why.