Driving Innovation Series | SummitTrek Coaching

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According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses, that is businesses with less than 500 employees, make up 99.7% of employer farms and 64% of new private-sector jobs. About half of all new businesses fail in their first five years. All but 25% fail within their first 15 years.


It's easy to start a business, but nearly impossible to keep it open.


Business coaching is estimated to be nearly a $12 billion market. Business leaders and entrepreneurs reach out to business coaches like our guests today to help them build businesses at last. SummitTrek Coaching in San Antonio, Texas has developed a business coaching system aimed at helping business leaders realize their full potential in life and in business.


We sat down with Brian Schroller, Paul Nadeau, and Lindsay Houchen from SummitTrek Coaching, along with one of their clients, Jason Casey of Hodell Window Coverings, to discuss both leadership and personal reflection.


Part One | What is Business Coaching?


Part Two | Who Uses a Business Coach?


Part Three | When Should You Get a Business Coach?


Part Four | Things Are Going Well, Why Do I Need a Coach?


Part Five | How Do You Apply Business Coaching In Everyday Life?


Part Six | Sustaining Your Business With Coaching


Part Seven | Business Coaching: Even Innovators Need Support


Part Eight | Can Business Coaching Be Personalized?


Part Nine | What Will I Learn From Business Coaching?


Texas Innovators is a digital magazine and news platform that celebrates the achievements of our neighbors. Each day, people across Texas are working to make our lives better. The social worker who figures out a unique way to affect the lives of children, the researcher working on a cure for cancer, or the business owner who has identified a niche in a growing market. We are proud to showcase the people in Texas who are innovating, trailblazing, and making us better as a whole.