A coach can bring a boom to business. That puts a premium on hiring the right person.

“If you want to be a better golfer, you’d consult a golf coach.” said financial advisor Winnie Sun. “If you want to be a better runner, you’d seek out a running coach. If you want to be better in your business, shouldn’t you have a business coach?”

This is an important question for Sun. A guest on media outlets such as CNBC and Forbes — along with her own podcasts — her audience relies on the “wealth whisperer” to deliver solid, reliable financial expertise. A good coach helps keep her on her money toes.

“The power of the right business coach could be huge for your business, but how will you know if you don’t explore?” said Kathleen Hessert, who learned to “coach” others — including C-level executives — through working side by side with renowned sports persons.

“The main difference between execs and sports personalities is the uniform — same insecurities,” Hessert said. “The coaching profession is refining itself every day. It has to because expectations are getting higher and higher.

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