Medina Area Business Coach Changes Businesses and Lives

Mike Rao Offers New Opportunities for Local Businesses

Medina, OH (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 - Today’s volatile economic landscape can act as a catalyst for business owners to seek solutions not only for basic survival but for advantages that keep their business a step ahead of the competition. Business coaching isn’t new, but recently has grown rapidly as a resource that is not only affordable but delivers a ROI that’s almost instantaneous in many cases.

The 2012 International Coach Federation Global Coaching Study reports that 80 percent of individuals have experienced a positive change in self-esteem and self-confidence as a result of partnering with a professional coach. In recent years, business coaching has reached revenues of nearly $2 billion worldwide, evidence of the growing demand. And, business coaching in the Medina, Ohio area has made significant differences for clients who work with strategic business coach Mike Rao, President of The Growth Coach® of Northern Ohio.

In 2011, Shon Christy, president of Christy Creative in Akron, Ohio, retained Mike Rao as a business and sales coach. Christy explained, “Our objective was to position our firm for exponential growth in 2012. We can directly link Mike’s coaching process to successfully doubling our business during that time, and current projections point to doubling that again in the next year. Specifically, The Growth Coach process has helped us to become more efficient and effective in every area of our business.

“Not only has he helped us streamline the operations side of the business but he has been an excellent connector, guiding us to develop alliances with amazing strategic partners that have and continue to impact our business in a positive manner. We’re adding five to ten new clients a month, because we’ve learned to focus on what we do better than anyone and to not pursue directions that aren’t strong revenue streams for us. We’ve also learned to better leverage our staff resources and operate at maximum efficiency. Without doubt, the Growth Coach Strategic Mindset® process has been a tremendous asset to Christy Creative.”

Rao coaches his clients to be accountable and unleash their talents and potential in business management, sales, marketing, and relationship management. His advice is, “To be coachable, you must be willing to accept that change is difficult and the process will require you to be willing to stay focused on your objectives, no matter what.” Using a the Growth Coach Strategic Mindset process and incorporating state of the art behavioral analysis tools, Rao’s clients are able to gain greater fulfillment both in their business and personal lives.

Mark Dorman, president of Dorman Farrell, described the results of working with Rao as “nothing short of amazing.” Dozens of other small business owners in the area have benefited from Rao’s coaching expertise.

Mike Rao has over 26 years of experience in corporate America, including directing business operations for one of the largest chemical companies in the world. As President of the Growth Coach of Northern Ohio, he is positioned to provide his knowledge for on-going accountability and business mindset to businesses in the area. Visit or call 330-760 9179 for more information.

About The Growth Coach

Founded in 2002, The Growth Coach is the only pure business and sales coaching franchise system with the single purpose of helping drive success and balance the lives of business owners and professionals. Their goal is to help clients gain greater focus so they can work less, earn more and enjoy more fulfilling lives. They help clients to transform their mindsets and behaviors to achieve superior and sustained results. Clients include small business owners, franchisees, self-employed professionals, high-end sales and financial services professionals, and sales teams and management teams from businesses of all sizes. The Growth Coach operates in more than 140 markets across North America. For more franchise opportunity information, visit


Carol Stefanopoulos
The Growth Coach
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