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“5 Steps to Your Primary Aim” By The Entrepreneur’s Source

“5 Steps to Your Primary Aim” By The Entrepreneur's Source

“5 Steps to Your Primary Aim” By The Entrepreneur’s Source

Enjoy our complimentary eBook titled “5 Steps to Your Primary Aim”. Do you want to actively shape your life and career rather than passively accept whatever joy and pain happens to come your way?

For most of us, the process of uncovering our Primary Aim involves finding new ways of looking at ourselves and our lives. It answers questions about our core values, beliefs and dreams. The process requires you to look inward and get in touch with your feelings to guide you to find what truly is important to you.

To start getting in tune with uncovering your Primary Aim enjoy our complimentary eBook titled “5 Steps to Your Primary Aim”.

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The Entrepreneur’s Source Reviews 4 Top Myths (and Truths) About Career Coaching

The Entrepreneur’s Source® reviews 4 top myths (and truths) about career coaching

Do you find yourself waking up each morning unhappy about the thought that you have to go work for a company and perform a job that doesn’t excite or satisfy you? Well, you’re not alone. According to a recent study, a whopping 53 percent of Americans are unsatisfied with their careers. If you find yourself in this majority, it’s time to take your career into your own hands and create a more satisfying future for yourself.

A great first step on this journey to career fulfillment is consulting with an alternative career coach to help you discover your Possibilities, Options and Dreams for what your future can hold. Career change can be scary and complex, and an alternative career coach can help to guide you through the process so it doesn’t have to seem so daunting. Working with a career coach has many benefits, but many professionals are still afraid to take the leap due to common myths that clout the industry. Today, The Entrepreneur’s Source reviews four of the most common myths surrounding the career coaching industry to help uncover the truth.

The Entrepreneur’s Source® Reviews 4 Myths of Career Coaching

Myth #1: Business Coaching is a Short-Term Process
It’s important to keep in mind that coaching is not about having to make fast decisions or about changing everything at once. Coaching is about is about helping you gain clarity about your Possibilities, Options and Dreams so that the next step in your career transition is logical. Sometimes this insight takes but a moment to develop and sometimes it takes a longer amount of time.

It’s important to go through your career transition at your own pace, and a coach will be there for you no matter the duration. Coaching is about self-discovery, no matter how fast or slow you need to go. Depending on the individual who is seeking a coach, the amount of time spent working with a coach can vary greatly. Career coaching is something that can be tailored to the individual, and during the Discovery Process at The Entrepreneur’s Source clients have total control over how long this process takes.

Myth #2: I Don’t Need a Coach Because My Friends and Family Can Advise Me
Although family and friends can be a great resource to turn to when making big life decisions, they oftentimes aren’t objective in the advice or opinions that they give you. In fact, family and friends oftentimes unknowingly hold us back from reaching for and achieving our dreams by providing one-sided, self-serving and biased advice due to fear, uncertainty or simply lack of knowledge. On the contrary, there is value in engaging a third party perspective, like that of an alternative career coach because they’re likely more objective since they are detached from the outcome.

At the end of the day, it’s a career coach’s job to help their clients uncover their Possibilities, Options and Dreams – no matter how radical they may seem. Coaches are there to guide you through all of these possibilities to zero in on the one that will lead you to your ultimate goals. Coaches at The Entrepreneur’s Source are trained professionals in this process.  Allowing them to guide you through your journey of discovery can be a great resource in addition to what your family and friends can bring to the table.

Myth 3: I Tell My Coach My Career Frustrations, and They Give Me A Solution
This is one of the most popular myths of the career coaching industry. Yes, clients express their frustrations to their coaches, but it isn’t a coach’s job to tell someone exactly what to do. You may find yourself at a point where you want your coach to tell you exactly what to do, but this most likely won’t lead to empowerment. Coaches can’t and won’t simply give their clients all of the answers or tell them what to do. There isn’t one set way to go about solving career frustrations because we are all unique human beings with unique goals, needs and expectations.

Instead, the client and coach work together to collaborate and come up with the best choices for that unique individual and his or her situation. Alternative career coaches are trained in helping ask their clients questions to allow them to better to explore their dangers, opportunities and strengths and learn about vehicles that can help them accomplish their Income, Lifestyle, Wealth and Equity (I.L.W.E.) Goals. From here, the client will answer these questions which will help set them on their path to career change.

Myth 4: Coaching Is Too Expensive for Me
Coaching can be very expensive, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be. It really is about return on your investment. At the end of the day, investing in a coach is only expensive if there is no ROI. However, the ICF Global Coaching Client Study found that clients that seek career coaching as a method to get ahead report a median ROI of 3.44 times their actual investment in coaching.

At The Entrepreneur’s Source®, alternative career coaches will never charge for their time. There may be a book or a resource they suggest you invest in, but that is entirely up to you. All they want is your commitment to be coachable and open to possibilities.

Are you ready to turn your career around? Contact an alternative career coach today at The Entrepreneur’s Source® to get started on your journey to career fulfillment http://www.entrepreneurssource.com/blog/contact/.

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The Entrepreneur’s Source Examines the Freedom of Franchise Ownership

The Entrepreneur’s Source Examines the Freedom of Franchise Ownership. Can Franchising Help You Achieve Your Possibilities, Options and Dreams?

 

Do you ever wonder if investing in a franchise can help you achieve your Possibilities, Options, and Dreams? Well, the simple answer to this question is yes, it can. Franchising is a great route to self-sufficiency for prospective entrepreneurs looking to achieve their Income, Lifestyle, Wealth and Equity (I.L.W.E.) Goals. Today, The Entrepreneur’s Source franchise explores why franchising is an optimal route to help an individual reach his or her Possibilities, Options, and Dreams (POD.)

The Entrepreneur’s Source Franchise on Examining Your POD
The first step toward achievement is discovery. You’d be surprised by how many individuals who are unsatisfied with their current employment situation look for their next move before analyzing what possibilities and options stand before them and what their ultimate dream encompass. For this reason, an individual must take some time to do some soul searching and examine what their unique POD’s are before making any decisions on what path they will take to achieve them.

When analyzing one’s possibilities and options, the key is keeping an open mind, especially towards things that you not have been exposed to before or have experience in. That is where the true opportunity lies. Otherwise, you are simply trapped by the definition of insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again, expecting different results. When analyzing the options that stand before you, it’s important to look at options that can be used as vehicles to attain your Income, Lifestyle, Wealth and Equity (I.L.W.E.) Goals. This position will ensure that you will be happy with the result of the path you choose.

When an individual works for someone else, whether it’s a billion dollar company or even just a medium sized business, there are many tradeoffs that these employees may have to make. Some people choose to commute to work, clock in extra hours on the weekends or even working overtime to satisfy their company to and to get all of their work done. When you work for someone else, you are foregoing the opportunity to follow your own dreams and instead are spending your energy building someone else’s.

Some of your dreams you may have had since you were a child or maybe new dreams that have formed for you later in life, but no dream is too unattainable. Do you want to have enough money to vacation with your family each year? Do you want to make more time in your schedule to spend with your family and friends? Or is it that you want to be able to retire comfortably when you turn the right age? No matter what your dream may be, franchising should be considered when you are looking for a vehicle to achieve your dream.

Franchising as a Vehicle to Success
Franchising is just one possible option that may stand before you, but it’s important to take a deeper dive into this possibility because it offers many benefits. Franchising is a great vehicle to self-sufficiency because investing in a franchise model enables each individual to move from Employment to Empowerment. Because franchise brands are built upon proven systems and operations, franchise owners will truly never be alone in their business but will rather have a franchisor there to guide them when they need.

Franchising allows business owners to work for themselves but not by themselves, giving these franchisees a new sense of freedom in their career path. Franchisees can determine how aggressively they want to grow their businesses or not. For those who decide to give it their all, there is a direct correlation with the reward they reap – unlike when you are working hard for someone else. Become your own boss and call the shots!

Explore Your I.L.W.E.

Contact a Coach at The Entrepreneur’s Source Franchise Today!
Are you looking to find a way to achieve your POD? Contact a career coach at The Entrepreneur’s Source franchise today.  E-Source coaches are trained in helping their clients find a path to success through franchise ownership and can help you every step of the way.

Contact a Coach at The Entrepreneur’s Source Franchise Today!
Are you looking to find a way to achieve your POD? Contact a career coach at The Entrepreneur’s Source franchise today.  E-Source coaches are trained in helping their clients find a path to success through franchise ownership and can help you every step of the way.

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The Entrepreneur’s Source on Why You Should Keep an Open Mind in your Franchise Search

The Entrepreneur’s Source on Why You Should Keep an Open Mind in your Franchise Search

It’s hard to be completely objective when searching for franchise opportunities, but when going into your franchise search its vital to helping you find the right opportunity for you. It’s our basic instinct to stick to what we know and to fear the unknown, but doing so may not always benefit you. Today, The Entrepreneur’s Source franchise evaluates why aspiring franchisees should keep an open mind when going into their franchise search.

Don’t Limit Your Franchise Search
There are many ways that prospective entrepreneurs may limit their franchise searches from the beginning without even being aware that they are doing so.

One of the most common blunders that alternative career coaches at The Entrepreneur’s Source find their clients doing is limiting their franchise search from the get go. A limited view of the possibilities can cause an individual to invest in a franchise mismatch, which may set the franchisee up for failure from the start.

For example, if you go into your franchise search thinking “I am only going to look into the QSR and salon segments,” then you may actually miss the perfect franchising opportunity for you. In fact, E-Source coaches find that 95 percent of their clients end up discovering and investing in a business prospect they may not have considered beforehand or admittedly had prematurely dismissed.

Similarly, many people go into their search thinking that they should only invest in concepts they are familiar with or have past experience in, but this actually falls into one of the top 5 franchising myths. Believe it or not, but businesses that are built upon a business owner’s past knowledge and expertise have the highest incidence of failure. Past experience oftentimes leads business owners to overthink their decisions and look at each of their decisions from a microscopic lens, failing to see the bigger picture and leading to bad decision making.

How a Coach Can Lift Your Limiting Beliefs
There are thousands of franchise systems out there, so it’s natural to feel overwhelmed at first. How is someone to sift through all of these franchise concepts to find the right fit for them? That’s where an alternative career coach at The Entrepreneur’s Source can help. E-Source coaches are experts in the field of franchising and know the ins and outs of the industry.

Coaches will guide their clients through The Discovery Process, which is aimed at helping individuals define their goals, needs and expectations while also educating them on the franchise industry. This oftentimes proves to be an empowering experience for aspiring entrepreneurs because they learn not to jump to conclusions based on their previous perceptions of a business. Together, a coach and a client will uncover the client’s Possibilities, Options and Dreams (POD), and with collaboration will find the right franchise fit. Even if the opportunity isn’t what the individual may have previously considered, E-Source coaches will help explain the factors that make the optimal opportunities at hand better for that candidate than the rest.

Contact a Coach at The Entrepreneur’s Source Today!
For more information about how a coach at The Entrepreneur’s Source franchise can help you lift your limiting beliefs, contact a coach today.

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The Entrepreneur’s Source Shares 5 Tips for Smart Investing

The Entrepreneur’s Source Terry Powell Shares 5 Tips for Smart Investing

Over the past 10 years, many individuals have started to question their financial future and in turn have initiated a reallocation and shift of their investments. In the following segment, The Entrepreneur’s Source Terry Powell shares tips on how an individual can rearrange his or her reactive investments into more proactive investments, such as through business ownership or franchising. As he explains, a business is a proactive investment individuals can put their resources into and have much greater control over their return, as they are not completely dependent on the stock market or other factors out of their control.

See what else The Entrepreneur’s Source Terry Powell has to say in the clip below:

Terry Powell’s 5 Tips for Proactive Investing
Do you want to reorganize your assets and savings, but aren’t sure where to begin? The Entrepreneur’s Source franchise has defined our top five tips for smart investing to help you begin to take control of your investments and turn them into more proactive investments.

  1. Have a clear plan: Before investing in anything, an individual should ask themselves why they are choosing that specific venture. People sometimes lose sight of their end goal, so The Entrepreneur’s Source believes that people considering entrepreneurship should start by asking “why,” and continue remembering “why” throughout the process.
  2. Diversification is crucial: Putting all of your eggs in one basket may turn out to be a recipe for disaster. Instead, investors should vary their portfolios with both passive and reactive investments in order to safeguard against losing control of their return.
  3. Pick Proactive: Rather than choosing a group of reactive investments, transfer a share of your portfolio into a proactive investment, such as a franchise. This will allow an individual to gain some control over their return and not rely as much on the stock market or other factors that he or she is not in control of.
  4. Put emphasis on long-term goals: Investors should determine their desired Income, Lifestyle, Wealth and Equity (I.L.W.E.) goals and keep these in mind at all times. Establishing one’s L.W.E. Goals can help to create a framework for growing a successful business and looking at what you want it to achieve for you in the long-term.
  5. Seek help: Chances are that this might all be new to you, so enlisting in an alternative career coach at The Entrepreneur’s Source can be a great first step in overcoming Battered Investor Syndrome. An E-Source coach can help keep your on track while also providing you with objective advice and support along the way.

For more information about how an alternative career coach at The Entrepreneur’s Source can advise you in modifying your investments through franchise ownership, contact a coach today http://www.entrepreneurssource.com/contact.html.

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