17 Reasons to Become an ActionCoach
There are many reasons that more than 1,000 people have chosen to enhance their lives by becoming ActionCOACH franchise partners and coaches. In fact, the business is truly what you make of it and that can mean something different to each person. However, we have compiled a list of the 17 most common reasons for making the decision to join the world’s number one business coaching franchise.
1. THE WORLD’S #1 BRAND
You’d be joining the people who helped pioneer the business coaching industry 25 years ago. ActionCOACH has more than 1,000 offices in 76 countries with more than 25,000 business owner clients we coach every month. What’s it worth to be a part of the #1 brand?
2. THE 2ND FASTEST GROWING
Now, you can be a part of the World’s “Second Fastest Growing Profession” according to The National Post. Only IT is faster growing than the coaching industry.
3. FOUNDER BRAD SUGARS
Brad is our founder & chairman and was an early pioneer in the development of the business coaching industry. He is an Australian born author, entrepreneur, speaker and educator, He also is a father, multiple business owner, philanthropist and VERY average golfer. He supports our franchise owners and coaches around the world with his high energy events as a speaker, trainer and coach.
4. YOUR OWN BUSINESS
More than 2/3rds of today’s millionaires are business owners. Being an ActionCOACH will be your opportunity to work with potentially “The Millionaire Next Door!” As a franchise practice owner you will ‘control your own life’ and you can have your BIG GOALS with BIG Plans. You will go from Employee to ENTREPRENEUR, from one client (BOSS) to MANY clients!
5. YOUR HOURLY RATE
You can deliver a professional service and demand a professional FEE. You determine your own fees and many of our coaches have an enviable high hourly rate. This, combined with a low overhead, no inventory, repeat clients, huge demand and VERY low competition, all add to your ROI.
6. START EARNING DAY ONE
Most new companies take years designing products, services, marketing, sales, websites, training, IT, systems, IP, team and more. We have most of those things developed for you so you can go straight into marketing, sales and service on DAY ONE!
7. CONTROL YOUR OWN HOURS
You will have a completely flexible schedule. Most of our coaches only work during the day, during the week, and do not work evenings and weekends. Our system allows you to start with local clients and the ability to work from a home office.
8. WITH MOVERS AND SHAKERS
You will become a leader in your community and have the opportunity to mix it up with executives, business owners and other leaders. Many of our coaches serve on chamber and non-profit boards, which offers high visibility. You’ll be working and socializing with the movers and shakers as you establish yourself as a small business professional in your market.
9. LOCAL HEARTLAND TEAM
The ActionCOACH Heartland Team will be your #1 “go-to” group who will only be a call away. You also will gain support at our quarterly planning and best practices team meetings. Your local CEO and Head Coach, David Drewelow, provides start-up support, mentor monthly calls, presentation coaching, regional training meetings with other territories, collaboration opportunities and much more.
10. YOUR START-UP TRAINING
We offer three levels of START-UP training as a new franchise partner and coach. You begin immediately in our ‘Foundation Training,’ a deep dive into the educational books you will use as a coach. The second level is attending our coach induction and certification training at the Action Global Training Center in Las Vegas. The third level is a 90-day program what offers weekly training and support through webinars with your training class, facilitated by our global training director.
11. YOUR POWERFUL START-UP PROGRAM
You are provided a Startup Coach during your first 3-6 months. Monte Wyatt (Des Moines), a 14-year veteran and Hall of Fame coach, serves in this role for you. We also coordinate a “Launch Event” in your local community to kick-start your education seminars and to publicize your new business. Additionally, you will work with Donna Feld, a presentations coach to help you become a better presenter. Our team of coaches will help you build your successful ActionCOACH practice.
12. PROVEN BUSINESS SYSTEM
You INVEST into a complete business-building system… Who better to learn about owning your own business with? The SYSTEM for getting clients, keeping clients, getting results with clients, and building your business has been proven by more than 1,000 coaches before you.
13. YOUR CASH FLOW
Your MULTIPLE income streams… Rule #1 of Business, make sure you have REPEAT BUSINESS. You’ll build a loyal client base, who pay in advance, get value from what we do and love the retainer structure.
14. YOUR PERSONAL GROWTH
You’ll have an amazing learning curve from both ActionCOACH, your clients and from the many resources we use from today’s global thought leaders like Stephen Covey, John Maxwell, Zig Ziglar, Seth Godin and many more. Your levels of personal growth, professional growth and leadership growth will be incredible, as your growth journey will serve as a model for your clients.
15. YOUR LEVERAGE
HUGE franchise leverage… Your costs are divided by 1,000 and your work multiplied by 1,000 to LEVERAGE your past business skills, your life skills and your people skills.
16. YOUR CONTRIBUTION
Everything you will do is about adding value, building people and helping companies grow. You’ll build an amazing community and truly give back, while being well-rewarded in the process.
17. YOUR FUTURE
ActionCOACH and business coaching OPENS DOORS… Add together your learning and growth, your contribution and rewards, and the people you meet, and you’ll be amazed at the opportunities that will come your way. This is the start of your future, your entrepreneurial future.