December 20, 2007 // Franchising.com // - Entrepreneur Magazine has ranked ActionCOACH as #1 in the Business Coaching category for the 5th year in a row. Entrepreneur's announcement of the 29th Annual Franchise 500 Award winners, not only demonstrates ActionCOACH's industry strength but their reputation in the franchise industry.
"ActionCOACH pioneered the business coaching market and we were the first coaching firm to spread globally. We are pleased to be recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as the leader in our field," said ActionCOACH Founder and CEO, Brad Sugars.
According to a recent article in the Financial Post, business coaching is the second fastest growing industry behind IT. Trends Magazine also hyped business coaching as one of the growth categories to watch.
Entrepreneur is the leading magazine source circulating in the business and franchise community. Entrepreneur judges all franchises for the Franchise 500 awards on factors that include: financial strength, stability, growth rate and size of the system.
ActionCOACH is an international business development and coaching franchise, and has been instrumental in developing the business coaching category. Brad Sugars started the business coaching firm in 1993 from his home in Brisbane, Australia and over the last15 years, the firm has grown into an internationally recognized, award-winning franchise with 1,000 offices in 26 countries.
A full list of ActionCOACH's rankings that will be released in 2008 by Entrepreneur magazine include: #76 Franchise 500; #1 in Business Coaching category; #46 Fastest-Growing Franchise; #17 Top Home Based franchises and #49 America's Top Global Franchises
ActionCOACH is the world's number one business coaching franchise. Started by entrepreneur and CEO Brad Sugars in 1993, the company is one of the fastest growing franchises in the world, with more than 1,000 offices in 26 countries. To learn more, go to www.actioncoach.com.