For most people, success is a marathon, not a sprint. Take a moment to have a real conversation with yourself and ask yourself if you are passionate enough about achieving your goals that you are willing to do everything it takes to achieve them. If not, you'd better have a good Plan B as a backup. Chances are, you'll end up working for someone who only had an 'A' game because quitting was not an option.
So, what exactly is a business coach? People frequently confuse the roles of mentors and coaches, so without being too detailed, I will briefly outline what business coaches do.
A coach helps a client (a person or an organization) to enhance awareness for the purpose of setting and achieving goals in order to improve performance in specific areas. This is a behavioral approach to performance management that takes a holistic approach to overcoming obstacles the client is facing.
Some people are dreamers. They have hopes and dreams, aspirations, and goals that occupy their thoughts incessantly. They are happy to share those dreams with their closest friends. Year after year. Do you know what happens to some of those dreamers? They sleep comfortably with those dreams. And nothing ever changes. All they actually accomplish is dreaming.